Search for details of Australian Political Parties and elections contested

This database contains details of the votes won and seats gained by Australian political parties which have contested Commonwealth (national, federal), state and territory elections. See the criteria for 'listed party' in the Glossary and note the entries for 'party name' and 'party type'.

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