(for more information on this election see national summary for the House of Representatives)
Election held on 3 October 1998
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||98,588||50.64||+2.73||2||0||100.00|
|Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party||9,895||5.08||*||0|
|Votes for other than listed parties||3,180||1.63||+1.23|
* Party did not contest previous election or did not meet criteria for listing, or contested previous election under a different party name.
The votes shown for Independents at this election in the Australian Capital Territory are the votes cast for a single candidate registered as an Independent.
Australian Electoral Commission, Election 98, Volume 1, National Results, Canberra 1998; 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).
For a general review of this election, see: Marian Simms and John Warhurst (editors), Howard's Agenda: The 1998 Australian Election, St Lucia, Qld: University of Queensland Press, 2000 (ISBN 0 7022 3163 0).