Election held on 20 October 2001
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||79,616||41.72||+14.11||8||0||47.06|
|Liberal Democratic Party||1,873||0.98||*||0|
|Votes for other than listed parties||4,522||2.37||-1.09|
* Party did not contest previous election or did not meet criteria for listing, or contested previous election under a different party name.
Government in office at election: The Carnell Liberal Party and Michael Moore Independent Group coalition minority government was replaced on 18 October 2001 by the Humphries Liberal Party and Moore Independents coalition minority government.
Independents: At this Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly election, the vote shown for Indepdents is the sum of votes cast for all candidates who ran for office without a registered party name or as members of the Dave Rugendyke ticket (2), the Kaine Independent Group (4) or the Paul Osborne ticket (2). There were 23 such candidates.
Reference: For a survey of voting behaviour at this election, see Terry Giesecke, 'The 2001 ACT Election: Determinants of Voting Behaviour in the Post Modern Era', AQ (Australian Quarterly) 77 (1) January-February 2005: 9-20.
Australian Capital Territory Electoral Commission, Election Statistics: ACT Legislative Assembly Election, 20 October 2001, Canberra: Elections ACT, 2001 (ISBN 0642601313); ACT Electoral Commission website (https://bit.ly/2LvblVo