ID 0294

Parliament of Australian Capital Territory, Legislative Assembly election

Election of 4 March 1989


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Australian Capital Territory, Legislative Assembly votes and seats won

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Election held on 4 March 1989
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  32,370  22.82  29.41 
Liberal Party  21,088  14.87  23.53 
No Self Government Party  16,274  11.47  17.65 
Residents Rally  13,647  9.62  23.53 
Abolish Self Government Coalition  10,641  7.50  5.88 
Fair Elections Coalition  7,765  5.47     
Independent Haslem  6,867  4.84     
ACT Community Party  5,777  4.07     
Independents  5,686  4.01     
Canberra First Party  4,918  3.47     
Family Team  3,885  2.74     
Australian Democrats  2,350  1.66     
Votes for other than listed parties 10,593 7.47 0.00       
Totals 141,861  100.00    17  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.

Notes

References: For comment on an election in the Australian Capital Territory before the grant of self-government, note James Forrest, 'Local Effects in Voting Behaviour: A Comment on the ACT Legislative Assembly Elections of 1979', Politics, 17(1) May 1982: 59-67.

Sources

Australian Electoral Commission, Election Statistics: Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly Election, 4 March 1989 Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1989 (ISBN 0644104511).