ID 1302

Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Western Australia

(for more information on this election see national summary for the House of Representatives)

Election of 21 August 2010


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House of Representatives enrolment and voting in Western Australia

Total number of voters on the roll
1,362,177
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
15
Number of uncontested seats
0
If uncontested seats, number of voters on the roll in uncontested seats
Number of voters on the roll in contested seats
1,362,177
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
1,264,968
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
92.86%
Total valid votes
1,204,001
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
4.82%
Informal (invalid) ballots in multiple voting system
Not applicable
Electoral system
Adult franchise at 18 years (from 1974); single member districts, preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting


House of Representatives votes and seats won in Western Australia

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Election held on 21 August 2010
Criteria for the inclusion of parties in this table are set out in the Glossary under 'listed party'

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Party Name First preference vote n First preference vote share % Change from previous election % Seats won n Uncontested seats held n Seat share %
Liberal Party  566,145  47.02  +0.71  11  73.33 
Australian Labor Party  375,381  31.18  -5.62  20.00 
Australian Greens  158,117  13.13  +4.21     
National Party  43,101  3.58  +2.44  6.67 
Christian Democratic Party  27,833  2.31  +0.20     
Family First  20,698  1.72  +0.51     
One Nation  1,471  0.12  -1.03     
Votes for other than listed parties 11,255 0.93 +0.28       
Totals 1,204,001  100.00    15  100.00 


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Sources

Voting figures were calculated from the Australian Electoral Commission 'Virtual Tally Room' web page 'First Preferences by Party', on line at:
https://bit.ly/2rLn6go [accessed 20 November 2013]