(for more information on this election see national summary for the House of Representatives)
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).