ID 1625

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 2 July 2016


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House of Representatives enrolment and voting in Australian Capital Territory

Total number of voters on the roll
282,045
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
282,045
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
259,927
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
92.16%
Total valid votes
252,742
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
2.76%
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 2 July 2016
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  111,887  44.27  +1.34  100.00 
Liberal Party  87,346  34.56  -0.06     
Australian Greens  38,129  15.09  +1.69     
Bullet Train for Australia  10,673  4.22  +0.14     
Independents  4,707  1.86     
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 0.00       
Totals 252,742  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

Bullet Train for Australia Party: This party had contested the House of Representatives election in the Australian Capital Territory in 2013; it advocated the building of a high speed rail link between Canberra and Sydney.

Independents: Only one candidate contested this House of Representatives election in 2016 as an Independent.

Sources

Voting figures were taken from the Australian Electoral Commission website 'First preference votes by party', online: here [accessed 11 June 2017]