Election held on 24 March 1990
Criteria for the inclusion of parties in this table are set out in the Glossary under 'listed party'
|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||115,053||38.54||-4.45||1||0||20.00|
|United Tasmania Group||6,367||2.13||*||0|
|Votes for other than listed parties||11,486||3.85||+3.85|
* Party did not contest previous election or did not meet criteria for listing, or contested previous election under a different party name.
The United Tasmania Group became the Tasmanian Greens at the subsequent (1993) House of Representatives election in Tasmania.
Australian Electoral Commission, Statistics, Result of Count: Senate, House of Representatives Election 1990, Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1990 (ISBN 0644130563); Colin A Hughes, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1985-1999, Sydney: Federation Press, 2002 (ISBN 1862874344); Gerard Newman, Federal Election Results 1949-2001, Canberra: Commonwealth Parliament, Department of the Parliamentary Library, Information and Research Services, Research Paper 9 2001-02, 2002 (ISSN 13287478).
For a general review of this election, see Clive Bean, Ian McAllister and John Warhurst (editors), The Greening of Australian Politics: The 1990 Federal Election, Melbourne: Longman Cheshire, 1990 (ISBN 0582870313).