Election held on 27 March 1999
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||1,576,886||42.21||+0.94||55||0||59.14|
|Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party||281,147||7.53||*||0|
|Christian Democratic Party||55,819||1.49||*||0|
|Australians Against Further Immigration||34,590||0.93||-0.19||0|
|Ivan Petch [Independent]||3,494||0.09||*||0|
|Citizens Electoral Council||3,416||0.09||+0.09||0|
|Democratic Socialist Electoral League||3,404||0.09||*||0|
|Outdoor Recreation Party||3,341||0.09||*||0|
|Non-Custodial Parents Party||2,700||0.07||*||0|
|No Badgerys Creek Airport Party||1,196||0.03||*||0|
|Timbarra Clean Water Party||887||0.02||*||0|
|Gun Owners & Sporting Hunters Party||885||0.02||*||0|
|Republic 2000/People First Party||837||0.02||*||0|
|Euthanasia Referendum Party||774||0.02||*||0|
|Natural Law Party||508||0.01||-0.19||0|
|Socialist Equality Party||402||0.01||*||0|
|Voice of the People [Independent]||248||0.01||*||0|
|Votes for other than listed parties||0||0.00||0.00|
* Party did not contest previous election or did not meet criteria for listing, or contested previous election under a different party name.
Size of Legislative Assembly and redistribution: The membership of the Legislative Assembly was reduced from 99 to 93 member in 1997 and a redistribution carried out in 1997-1998; see Smith, pp. 387-388 (see 'Reference', below).
Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party: This rural based populist party contested the 1999 New South Wales election after winning more than 20 percent of the vote in the June 1998 Queensland Assembly election, and 8 percent of the vote in the October 1998 House of Representatives elections.
Christian Democratic Party: This party was the successor to the Call to Australia party; see Smith. p. 396 (see 'Reference', below).
Unity Party: The formation of this party was prompted by the anti-immigrant policies of Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party, and supported multiculturalism and the rights of ethnic communities; see Smith, Against the Machines, p. 100, (see 'Reference', below).
Independents and minor parties: At this election, there were 73 Independent candidates, 5 of whom were elected, and 180 candidates from 18 unlisted minor parties; see Smith, pp. 395-396, 408 (see 'Reference', below), and Green, p. 5 (see 'Sources', below).
Reference: For a comprehensive survey of this election and the preceding period, see Rodney Smith, '1999', in Michael Hogan and David Clune (editors), The People's Choice: Electoral Politics in 20th Century New South Wales, vol. 3 (1968-1999), pp. 369-413, (Sydney: Parliament of New South Wales and University of Sydney, 2001, ISBN 0909907412).
For a study of minor parties and groups contesting New South Wales elections, see Smith, Against the Machines: Minor Parties and Independents in New South Wales 1910-2006, (Sydney: Federation Press, 2006, ISBN 9781862876231).
Antony Green, New South Wales Elections 1999, (Sydney: New South Wales Parliamentary Library Research Service, Background Paper No. 4/99, 1999, ISSN 1325-5142, ISBN 073131655X) online here [accessed 3 August 2015]; Colin A Hughes, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1985-1999, pp. 308-309, (Sydney: Federation Press, 2002, ISBN 1862874344); New South Wales, Parliament, The New South Wales Parliamentary Record: Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly, 1824-1999, vol. VI, pp. 7-15, (Sydney: Parliament of New South Wales, 1999); and note Antony Green, New South Wales Legislative Assembly Elections 1999: Two-Candidate preferred results by Polling Place, Background Paper 6/99, ISSN 1325-5142 ISBN 0 7313 1664 9, online here [accessed 3 August 2015].