ID 0295

Parliament of Australian Capital Territory, Legislative Assembly election

Election of 15 February 1992


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General election for the Legislative Assembly
Australian Capital Territory
Date of election (or first day of voting at elections held over more than one day)
15 February 1992

Government in office and parliamentary support before and after the election

Government in office at election

Premier in office at date of election. (check notes to see if change of Premier since previous election)
Premier's party affiliation
Australian Labor Party
Legislative Assembly support for government at election
Minority
If coalition, coalition partner(s)

Government in office after election

Premier in office after election.
Premier's party affiliation
Australian Labor Party
Legislative Assembly support for government after election
Minority
If coalition, coalition partner(s)

Enrolment and voting

Total number of voters on the roll
184,405
Number of Assembly seats
17
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
184,405
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
166,467
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
90.27%
Total valid votes
155,703
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
6.47%
Informal (invalid) ballots in multiple voting system
Not applicable
Electoral system
Universal suffrage at 18 years, at large election, proportional representation by the list system (modified D'Hondt), compulsory voting


Australian Capital Territory, Legislative Assembly votes and seats won

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Election held on 15 February 1992
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  62,155  39.92  +17.10  47.06 
Liberal Party  45,203  29.03  +14.17  35.29 
Abolish Self Government Coalition  10,998  7.06  -0.44  5.88 
Michael Moore Independent Group  8,724  5.60  11.76 
Residents Rally  7,104  4.56  -5.06     
Australian Democrats  6,960  4.47  +2.81     
Better Management Team  5,021  3.22     
Hare Clark Independent Party  3,336  2.14     
Votes for other than listed parties 6,202 3.98 -3.48       
Totals 155,703  100.00    17  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

Government in office at election: The Kaine Liberal Alliance coalition minority government replaced the Follett ALP government on 5 December 1989. A Follett ALP minority government replaced the Kaine government on 6 June 1991.

Sources

Australian Electoral Commission, Election Statistics: Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly Election and Referendum, 15 February 1992 Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1992 (ISBN 0644250453).



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