ID 1304

Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Tasmania

(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 Tasmania

Total number of voters on the roll
358,567
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
5
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
358,567
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
340,943
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
95.08%
Total valid votes
327,152
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
4.04%
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 Tasmania

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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  143,796  43.95  +1.18  80.00 
Liberal Party  109,908  33.60  -4.63     
Australian Greens  55,042  16.82  +3.32     
Independents  15,627  4.78  +2.56  20.00 
Votes for other than listed parties 2,779 0.85 -0.17       
Totals 327,152  100.00    100.00 


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Notes

Independents: The vote shown for Independents at this election is the sum of votes cast for all candidates registered as Independents in Tasmania. Independent candidate Andrew Wilkie was elected at this election from Tasmania for the seat of Denison.

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]