ID 1306

Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Northern 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 Northern Territory

Total number of voters on the roll
121,005
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
121,005
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
100,081
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
82.71%
Total valid votes
93,883
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
6.19%
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 Northern 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 %
Country Liberal Party  38,335  40.83  -0.20  50.00 
Australian Labor Party  35,589  37.91  -9.74  50.00 
Australian Greens  12,175  12.97  +4.92     
Independents  3,948  4.21  +1.54     
Citizens Electoral Council  2,331  2.48  +2.23     
One Nation  1,505  1.60     
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 -0.36       
Totals 93,883  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.

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]