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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Queensland

(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 Queensland

Total number of voters on the roll
1,971,729
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
25
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
1,971,729
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
1,876,459
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
95.17%
Total valid votes
1,827,324
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
2.62%
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 Queensland

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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  739,862  40.49  -1.11  13  52.00 
Liberal Party  571,226  31.26  +2.75  28.00 
National Party  269,152  14.73  -2.03  20.00 
Australian Democrats  74,278  4.06  -7.53     
Greens (Australian Greens from 1998)  58,502  3.20  +2.61       
Independents  52,391  2.87  +2.18     
Votes for other than listed parties 61,913 3.39 +3.12       
Totals 1,827,324  100.00    25  100.00 


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Notes

The vote shown for Independents at this election in Queensland is the sum of votes cast for all candidates registered as Independents (30) and those candidates who ran for office without any registered party name (10). There were 40 such candidates.

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).