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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Tasmania

(for more information on this election see national summary for the House of Representatives)

Election of 18 October 1980


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House of Representatives votes and seats won in Tasmania

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Election held on 18 October 1980
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 %
Liberal Party  133,141  51.90  -2.67  100.00 
Australian Labor Party  118,341  46.13  +4.05     
Australian Democrats  3,732  1.45  -1.89     
Votes for other than listed parties 1,310 0.51 +0.51       
Totals 256,524  100.00    100.00 


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Sources

Colin A Hughes, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1975-1984, Rushcutters Bay, NSW: Australian National University Press, 1986 (ISBN 008033038X); 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 survey of this election, see: Howard R Penniman (editor), Australia at the Polls: The National Elections of 1980 and 1983, Washington, DC: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1983 (084473506X).