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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in New South Wales

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

Election of 13 March 1993


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House of Representatives enrolment and voting in New South Wales

Total number of voters on the roll
3,814,932
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
50
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
3,814,932
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
3,662,142
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
95.99%
Total valid votes
3,548,478
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
3.1%
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 New South Wales

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Election held on 13 March 1993
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  1,714,512  48.32  +7.16  33  66.00 
Liberal Party  1,127,291  31.77  +2.70  16.00 
National Party  346,191  9.76  -1.50  16.00 
Independents  138,286  3.90  -0.92  2.00 
Australian Democrats  99,817  2.81  -7.40     
Greens  50,052  1.41     
Votes for other than listed parties 72,329 2.04 -1.45       
Totals 3,548,478  100.00    50  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

The vote shown for Independents at this election in New South Wales is the sum of votes cast for all candidates registered as Independents (61) and those candidates who ran for office without any registered party name (17). There were 78 such candidates.

The vote shown for Greens at this election in New South Wales includes votes for a number of local Green party groupings.

Sources

Australian Electoral Commission, Electoral Statistics 1993, 1996, 1998, CD-ROM, Canberra,1999; 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).