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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Northern Territory

(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 Northern Territory

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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 %
Country Liberal Party  27,335  48.85  +2.92  100.00 
Australian Labor Party  25,140  44.92  -1.64     
Australian Democrats  1,906  3.41  -0.12     
Independents  1,581  2.83  -1.16     
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 0.00       
Totals 55,962  100.00    100.00 


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Notes

The vote shown for Independents at this House of Representatives election in the Northern Territory is the sum of votes cast for 2 candidates registered as Independents.

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).