ID 0571

Parliament of Northern Territory, Legislative Assembly election

Election of 7 March 1987


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Northern Territory, Legislative Assembly votes and seats won

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Election held on 7 March 1987
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  20,074  39.42  -18.81  16  64.00 
Australian Labor Party  18,307  35.95  +0.36  24.00 
National Party  9,058  17.79  4.00 
Independents  3,489  6.85  +2.47  8.00 
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 -1.80       
Totals 50,928  100.00    25  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

Dean Jaensch and Deborah Wade-Marshall, Point of Order! The Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory, 1974-1994, Darwin: Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory and North Australia Research Unit, Australian National University, 1994 (ISBN 0 7315 2077 9)