ID 1305

Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Australian Capital Territory

(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 Australian Capital Territory

Total number of voters on the roll
247,659
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
2
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
247,659
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
234,623
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
94.74%
Total valid votes
223,697
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
4.66%
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 Australian Capital Territory

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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  100,700  45.02  -6.08  100.00 
Liberal Party  77,880  34.81  +1.59     
Australian Greens  42,942  19.20  +6.04     
Secular Party of Australia  2,175  0.97     
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 -1.39       
Totals 223,697  100.00    100.00 


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* Party did not contest previous election or did not meet criteria for listing, or contested previous election under a different party name.

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]