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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in South Australia

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

Election of 1 December 1984


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House of Representatives votes and seats won in South Australia

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Election held on 1 December 1984
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  367,915  46.87  -1.51  61.54 
Liberal Party  337,253  42.97  +0.87  38.46 
Australian Democrats  61,822  7.88  +0.94     
National Party   11,609  1.48     
Votes for other than listed parties 6,311 0.80 -1.78       
Totals 784,910  100.00    13  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.

Sources

Australian Electoral Commission, Election Statistics 1984 House of Representatives Full Distribution of Preferences, Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1985, ISBN (0644041455): 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).