ID 1303

Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in South 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 South Australia

Total number of voters on the roll
1,105,076
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
11
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
1,105,076
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
1,036,514
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
93.80%
Total valid votes
979,949
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
5.46%
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 South 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 %
Australian Labor Party  399,279  40.74  -2.43  54.55 
Liberal Party  394,003  40.21  -1.55  45.45 
Australian Greens  117,364  11.98  +5.03     
Family First  48,638  4.96  +0.91     
Independents  5,086  0.52  -0.18     
Votes for other than listed parties 15,579 1.59 +0.99       
Totals 979,949  100.00    11  100.00 


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Notes

See the Glossary of this website for information on Senate elections and details of the distinction between Seats won by ticket and Seats won by party, and between Seats won and Seats held.

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]