ID 0371

Parliament of Queensland, Legislative Assembly election

Election of 2 December 1989


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Queensland, Legislative Assembly votes and seats won

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Election held on 2 December 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  792,466  50.32  +8.97  54  60.67 
National Party  379,364  24.09  -15.55  27  30.34 
Liberal Party  331,562  21.05  +4.55  8.99 
Independents  50,689  3.22  +1.34     
Greens  5,206  0.33     
Votes for other than listed parties 15,586 0.99 +0.36       
Totals 1,574,873  100.00    89  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

Premier in office at election: Ahern replaced Bjelke Peterson on 1 December 1987. Cooper replaced Ahern as premier on 25 September 1989.

Sources

Colin A Hughes, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1985-1999, Sydney: Federation Press, 2002 (ISBN 1862874344).