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Total Electors on Roll Total Electors on Roll, contested seats Total ballots cast Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats) % Rate of
informal
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voting %
24 November 2018
Adult franchise at 18 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
4,139,326  4,139,326  3,732,062  90.16%  5.83% 
29 November 2014
Adult franchise at 18 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
3,806,301  3,806,301  3,540,140  93.01%  5.22% 
27 November 2010
Adult franchise at 18 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
3,582,232  3,582,232  3,329,865  92.96%  4.96% 
25 November 2006
Adult franchise at 18 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
3,353,845  3,353,845  3,109,905  92.73%  4.56% 
28 March 2015
Adult franchise at 18 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), optional preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
5,040,662  5,040,662  4,561,234  90.49%  3.44% 
25 November 2017
Adult franchise at 18 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
3,229,536  3,229,536  2,826,613  87.52%  4.34% 
30 November 2002
Adult franchise at 18 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
3,228,466  3,228,466  3,007,602  93.16%  3.43% 
26 March 2011
Universal franchise at 18 year ... more
Universal franchise at 18 years (from 1973); single member districts; preferential voting (AV); optional preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
4,635,810  4,635,810  4,290,595  92.55%  3.20% 
31 January 2015
Adult franchise at 18 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), optional preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
2,981,145  2,981,145  2,679,874  89.89%  2.11% 
18 September 1999
Adult franchise at 18 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
3,130,338  3,130,338  2,918,546  93.23%  3.02% 
24 March 2007
Universal franchise at 18 year ... more
Universal franchise at 18 years (from 1973); single member districts; preferential voting (AV); optional preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
4,374,029  4,374,029  4,052,126  92.64%  2.77% 
24 March 2012
Universal suffrage (at 18 year ... more
Universal suffrage (at 18 years), single member districts, preferential voting (AV), optional preferences, compulsory voting   ... less
2,746,844  2,746,844  2,499,385  90.99%  2.15% 
17 March 2018
Universal franchise (at 18 yea ... more
Universal franchise (at 18 years from 1973), single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,201,775  1,201,775  1,093,584  91.00%  4.10% 
30 March 1996
Adult franchise at 18 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
3,000,076  3,000,076  2,821,505  94.05%  2.27% 
22 March 2003
Universal franchise at 18 year ... more
Universal franchise at 18 years (from 1973); single member districts; preferential voting (AV); optional preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
4,272,104  4,272,104  3,924,676  91.87%  2.62% 
21 March 2009
Universal suffrage (at 18 year ... more
Universal suffrage (at 18 years), single member districts, preferential voting (AV), optional preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
2,660,940  2,660,940  2,419,559  90.93%  1.94% 
15 March 2014
Universal franchise (at 18 yea ... more
Universal franchise (at 18 years from 1973), single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,142,419  1,142,419  1,050,359  91.94%  3.09% 
27 March 1999
Universal franchise at 18 year ... more
Universal franchise at 18 years (from 1973); single member districts; preferential voting (AV); optional preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
4,115,059  4,115,059  3,832,123  93.12%  2.51% 
3 October 1992
Adult franchise at 18 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
2,855,471  2,855,471  2,716,298  95.13%  3.81% 
9 September 2006
Universal suffrage (at 18 year ... more
Universal suffrage (at 18 years), single member districts, preferential voting (AV), optional preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
2,484,479  2,484,479  2,247,728  90.47%  2.08% 
20 March 2010
Universal franchise (at 18 yea ... more
Universal franchise (at 18 years from 1973), single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,093,316  1,093,316  1,014,431  92.78%  3.33% 
25 March 1995
Universal franchise at 18 year ... more
Universal franchise at 18 years (from 1973); single member districts; preferential voting (AV); optional preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
3,837,102  3,837,102  3,599,141  93.80%  5.15% 
1 October 1988
Adult franchise at 18 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
2,739,614  2,739,614  2,530,027  92.35%  3.89% 
7 February 2004
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), optional preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
2,400,977  2,400,977  2,195,400  91.44%  1.99% 
18 March 2006
Universal franchise (at 18 yea ... more
Universal franchise (at 18 years from 1973), single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,055,347  1,055,347  974,190  92.31%  3.60% 
25 May 1991
Universal franchise at 18 year ... more
Universal franchise at 18 years (from 1973); single member districts; preferential voting (AV); optional preferences; compulsory voting (see notes for rise in infromal (invalid) votes)  ... less
3,631,631  3,631,631  3,400,092  93.62%  9.32% 
2 March 1985
Adult franchise at 18 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
2,641,477  2,641,477  2,462,226  93.21%  2.68% 
17 February 2001
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), optional preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
2,276,044  2,276,044  2,107,410  92.59%  2.27% 
9 February 2002
Universal franchise (at 18 yea ... more
Universal franchise (at 18 years from 1973), single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,045,563  1,045,563  978,569  93.59%  3.12% 
19 March 1988
Universal franchise at 18 year ... more
Universal franchise at 18 years (from 1973); single member districts; preferential voting (AV); optional preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
3,541,447  3,541,447  3,314,229  93.58%  3.28% 
13 June 1998
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), optional preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
2,115,977  2,115,977  1,964,778  92.85%  1.45% 
11 October 1997
Universal franchise (at 18 yea ... more
Universal franchise (at 18 years from 1973), single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,010,753  1,010,753  927,344  91.75%  4.04% 
3 April 1982
Adult franchise at 18 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
2,453,642  2,453,642  2,305,773  93.97%  2.61% 
3 March 2018
Universal suffrage at 18 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 18 years (from 1976); multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
381,183  381,183  352,180  92.39%  4.91% 
24 March 1984
Universal franchise at 18 year ... more
Universal franchise at 18 years (from 1973); single member districts; preferential voting (AV); optional preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
3,330,350  3,330,350  3,081,226  92.52%  2.41% 
15 July 1995
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), optional preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
2,007,450  2,007,450  1,835,510  91.43%  1.75% 
11 December 1993
Universal franchise (at 18 yea ... more
Universal franchise (at 18 years from 1973), single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,006,035  1,006,035  941,301  93.57%  3.10% 
5 May 1979
Adult franchise at 18 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
2,350,407  2,350,407  2,193,037  93.30%  3.01% 
15 March 2014
Universal suffrage at 18 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 18 years (from 1976); multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
366,442  366,442  342,595  93.49%  4.80% 
19 September 1981
Universal franchise at 18 year ... more
Universal franchise at 18 years (from 1973); single member districts; preferential voting (AV); optional preferences; compulsory voting (see notes)  ... less
3,212,657  3,178,225  2,897,033  91.15%  3.08% 
19 September 1992
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), optional preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,951,675  1,951,675  1,785,403  91.48%  2.25% 
25 November 1989
Universal franchise (at 18 yea ... more
Universal franchise (at 18 years from 1973), single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
941,368  941,368  888,918  94.43%  2.83% 
20 March 1976
Adult franchise at 18 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
2,267,282  2,267,282  2,101,414  92.68%  2.98% 
20 March 2010
Universal suffrage at 18 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 18 years (from 1976); multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
357,315  357,315  335,352  93.85%  4.45% 
7 October 1978
Universal franchise at 18 year ... more
Universal franchise at 18 years (from 1973); single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
3,085,661  3,085,661  2,862,616  92.77%  2.28% 
2 December 1989
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,780,785  1,780,785  1,623,637  91.18%  3.00% 
7 December 1985
Universal franchise (at 18 yea ... more
Universal franchise (at 18 years from 1973), single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
905,507  905,507  846,289  93.46%  3.47% 
19 May 1973
Adult franchise at 18 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
2,088,984  2,088,984  1,954,005  93.54%  2.90% 
18 March 2006
Universal suffrage at 18 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 18 years (from 1976); multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
341,481  341,481  324,008  94.88%  4.44% 
1 May 1976
Universal franchise at 18 year ... more
Universal franchise at 18 years (from 1973); single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
2,989,786  2,943,248  2,745,749  93.29%  1.76% 
1 November 1986
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,563,294  1,563,294  1,426,478  91.25%  2.17% 
6 November 1982
Universal franchise (at 18 yea ... more
Universal franchise (at 18 years from 1973), single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
871,235  871,235  811,783  93.18%  5.78% 
30 May 1970
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,827,595  1,827,595  1,728,363  94.57%  3.19% 
20 July 2002
Universal suffrage at 18 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 18 years (from 1976); multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
332,473  332,473  311,637  93.73%  4.87% 
17 November 1973
Universal franchise at 18 year ... more
Universal franchise at 18 years (from 1973); single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
2,788,733  2,767,876  2,560,653  92.51%  2.70% 
22 October 1983
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,458,205  1,458,205  1,336,985  91.69%  1.47% 
15 September 1979
Universal franchise (at 18 yea ... more
Universal franchise (at 18 years from 1973), single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
826,586  826,586  769,080  93.04%  4.43% 
29 August 1998
Universal suffrage at 18 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 18 years (from 1976); multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
322,754  322,754  306,655  95.01%  3.91% 
29 April 1967
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,723,981  1,723,981  1,625,239  94.27%  3.13% 
13 February 1971
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
2,496,868  2,457,021  2,291,484  93.26%  2.34% 
29 November 1980
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,341,365  1,341,365  1,192,893  88.93%  1.51% 
17 September 1977
Universal franchise (at 18 yea ... more
Universal franchise (at 18 years from 1973), single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
818,341  818,341  764,077  93.37%  2.71% 
24 February 1996
Universal suffrage at 18 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 18 years (from 1976); multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
324,556  324,556  311,487  95.97%  5.40% 
27 June 1964
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,635,311  1,635,311  1,543,778  94.40%  2.30% 
24 February 1968
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
2,356,977  2,356,977  2,219,979  94.19%  2.63% 
12 November 1977
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,209,494  1,209,494  1,104,898  91.35%  1.53% 
12 July 1975
Universal franchise (at 18 yea ... more
Universal franchise (at 18 years from 1973), single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
771,414  771,414  721,770  93.56%  3.85% 
1 February 1992
Universal suffrage at 18 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 18 years (from 1976); multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
314,579  314,579  298,779  94.98%  4.54% 
15 July 1961
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,554,856  1,554,856  1,467,862  94.41%  2.45% 
1 May 1965
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
2,256,568  2,218,550  2,083,361  93.91%  2.04% 
7 December 1974
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,186,378  1,186,378  1,060,910  89.42%  1.58% 
10 March 1973
Universal franchise (at 18 yea ... more
Universal franchise (at 18 years from 1973), single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
696,290  696,290  655,937  94.20%  4.08% 
13 May 1989
Universal suffrage at 18 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 18 years (from 1976); multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
310,066  310,066  288,575  93.07%  5.35% 
31 May 1958
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,478,065  1,478,065  1,392,813  94.23%  1.78% 
3 March 1962
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
2,173,768  2,082,320  1,957,406  94.00%  1.54% 
27 May 1972
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
997,489  997,489  921,763  92.41%  1.61% 
30 May 1970
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV)  ... less
635,533  635,533  603,952  95.03%  2.06% 
8 February 1986
Universal suffrage at 18 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 18 years (from 1976); multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
290,277  290,277  272,306  93.81%  5.93% 
28 May 1955
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,422,588  1,402,806  1,318,934  94.02%  2.20% 
11 March 2017
Adult franchise at 18 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
1,593,222  1,593,222  1,384,510  86.90%  4.54% 
21 March 1959
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
2,075,268  1,850,675  1,739,580  94.00%  1.83% 
17 May 1969
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
945,583  945,583  867,743  91.77%  1.79% 
2 March 1968
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV)  ... less
609,627  609,627  575,949  94.48%  2.31% 
15 May 1982
Universal suffrage at 18 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 18 years (from 1976); multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
283,549  283,549  265,101  93.49%  5.66% 
6 December 1952
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,402,705  1,119,486  1,047,671  93.59%  1.83% 
9 March 2013
Adult franchise at 18 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
1,412,533  1,412,533  1,260,052  89.21%  6.00% 
3 March 1956
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
2,011,258  1,846,859  1,722,628  93.27%  1.67% 
28 May 1966
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
886,662  870,869  812,235  93.27%  1.63% 
6 March 1965
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV)  ... less
562,824  542,436  513,064  94.59%  2.81% 
28 July 1979
Universal suffrage at 18 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 18 years (from 1976); multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
265,428  265,428  248,866  93.76%  3.85% 
13 May 1950
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,362,851  1,294,159  1,221,734  94.40%  1.14% 
6 September 2008
Adult franchise at 18 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
1,330,399  1,330,399  1,150,497  86.48%  5.32% 
14 February 1953
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
1,915,824  1,691,231  1,588,293  93.91%  2.48% 
1 June 1963
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
839,323  830,436  783,034  94.29%  1.54% 
3 March 1962
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV)  ... less
531,228  444,197  417,462  93.98%  2.46% 
11 December 1976
Universal suffrage at 18 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 18 years (from 1976); multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
258,550  258,550  244,424  94.54%  3.80% 
8 November 1947
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,345,530  1,291,515  1,206,815  93.44%  1.33% 
26 February 2005
Adult franchise at 18 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
1,259,262  1,259,262  1,131,265  89.84%  5.24% 
17 June 1950
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
1,919,479  1,768,601  1,640,313  92.75%  1.77% 
28 May 1960
Single member districts, first ... more
Single member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting, compulsory voting  ... less
831,398  813,584  752,927  92.54%  1.31% 
7 March 1959
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV)  ... less
497,456  426,340  400,531  93.95%  2.89% 
22 April 1972
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
216,846  216,846  205,803  94.91%  3.66% 
10 November 1945
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,276,949  1,019,063  896,561  87.98%  2.08% 
10 February 2001
Adult franchise at 18 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
1,187,629  1,187,629  1,075,556  90.56%  4.54% 
3 May 1947
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
1,852,875  1,714,009  1,621,527  94.60%  1.99% 
3 August 1957
Single member districts, first ... more
Single member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting, compulsory voting  ... less
791,719  747,455  706,909  94.58%  1.14% 
3 March 1956
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV)  ... less
468,303  299,048  280,811  93.90%  2.39% 
10 May 1969
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
210,268  210,268  198,571  94.44%  4.66% 
12 June 1943
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,261,630  1,015,750  883,679  87.00%  2.59% 
14 December 1996
Adult franchise at 18 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
1,119,992  1,119,992  1,007,835  89.99%  4.39% 
27 May 1944
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
1,732,706  1,433,166  1,310,270  91.42%  3.31% 
19 May 1956
Single member districts, first ... more
Single member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting, compulsory voting  ... less
775,258  712,508  662,680  93.01%  1.21% 
7 March 1953
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV)  ... less
449,630  354,273  336,592  95.01%  2.93% 
2 May 1964
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
193,418  193,418  184,571  95.43%  4.32% 
16 March 1940
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,162,967  841,864  786,359  93.41%  1.56% 
6 February 1993
Adult franchise at 18 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
1,016,750  1,016,750  950,698  93.50%  4.13% 
10 May 1941
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
1,684,781  1,540,974  1,425,754  92.52%  2.52% 
7 March 1953
Single member districts, first ... more
Single member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting, compulsory voting  ... less
737,579  657,349  616,611  93.80%  1.28% 
4 March 1950
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV)  ... less
437,832  311,658  290,306  93.15%  3.33% 
2 May 1959
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
180,344  180,344  170,559  94.57%  5.76% 
2 October 1937
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,136,596  848,680  797,430  93.96%  1.37% 
4 February 1989
Adult franchise at 18 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
957,939  957,939  869,100  90.73%  7.35% 
26 March 1938
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
1,607,833  1,268,980  1,215,494  95.79%  2.65% 
29 April 1950
Single member districts, first ... more
Single member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting, compulsory voting  ... less
718,685  688,309  636,750  92.51%  1.11% 
8 March 1947
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV)  ... less
418,308  306,059  285,765  93.37%  3.63% 
13 October 1956
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
174,632  174,632  166,293  95.22%  4.19% 
2 March 1935
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,099,251  904,191  853,470  94.39%  1.66% 
8 February 1986
Adult franchise at 18 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
883,239  883,239  807,634  91.44%  2.63% 
11 May 1935
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
1,528,713  1,347,884  1,294,752  96.06%  3.04% 
3 May 1947
Single member districts, first ... more
Single member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting, compulsory voting  ... less
697,405  697,405  632,909  90.75%  1.36% 
29 April 1944
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV)  ... less
401,747  289,032  255,883  88.53%  3.22% 
19 February 1955
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
174,632  174,632  162,637  93.13%  3.79% 
14 May 1932
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,055,301  729,332  687,042  94.20%  1.83% 
19 February 1983
Adult franchise at 18 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
754,225  744,986  663,153  89.02%  2.83% 
11 June 1932
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
1,465,008  1,418,141  1,367,987  96.46%  2.21% 
15 April 1944
Single member districts, first ... more
Single member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting , compulsory voting  ... less
655,984  585,727  512,767  87.54%  1.82% 
29 March 1941
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV)  ... less
378,265  339,263  171,978  50.69%  1.96% 
6 May 1950
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
161,650  161,650  152,785  94.52%  4.48% 
30 November 1929
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
1,029,170  682,190  639,368  93.72%  1.07% 
23 February 1980
Adult franchise at 18 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
714,724  689,066  609,418  88.44%  3.52% 
25 October 1930
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
1,440,785  1,428,648  1,356,423  94.94%  2.25% 
29 March 1941
Single member districts, conti ... more
Single member districts, contingent voting (a version of AV), compulsory voting  ... less
634,916  586,147  529,247  90.29%  1.80% 
19 March 1938
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV)  ... less
364,884  352,423  223,136  63.31%  2.16% 
21 August 1948
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
161,088  161,088  148,588  92.24%  3.95% 
9 April 1927
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting (see notes)  ... less
993,211  850,494  780,399  91.76%  1.94% 
19 February 1977
Adult franchise at 18 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
633,113  633,113  601,975  95.08%  3.18% 
8 October 1927
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; contingent voting (a variant of preferential voting, AV), optional preferences (see notes)  ... less
1,409,493  1,394,254  1,150,772  82.54%  1.31% 
2 April 1938
Single member districts, conti ... more
Single member districts, contingent voting (a version of AV), compulsory voting  ... less
606,559  582,711  539,037  92.51%  1.31% 
8 April 1933
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, multimember districts, contingent voting (see notes)  ... less
338,576  307,285  182,693  59.45%  4.87% 
23 November 1946
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
157,756  157,756  143,674  91.07%  10.08% 
26 June 1924
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences (see notes)  ... less
900,427  626,250  370,963  59.24%  1.01% 
30 March 1974
Adult franchise at 18 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
604,222  597,335  538,365  90.13%  4.08% 
30 May 1925
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; eight and five member districts; proportional representation by STV; preferences for at least five candidates required (see notes)  ... less
1,339,080  1,339,080  924,979  69.08%  3.26% 
11 May 1935
Single member districts, conti ... more
Single member districts, contingent voting (a version of AV), compulsory voting  ... less
575,288  507,760  470,691  92.70%  1.74% 
5 April 1930
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, multimember districts, contingent voting (see notes)  ... less
325,244  312,243  222,819  71.36%  5.71% 
13 December 1941
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
139,234  139,234  127,034  91.24%  4.99% 
30 August 1921
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences  ... less
871,456  569,704  326,227  57.26%  0.74% 
20 February 1971
Adult franchise at 18 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting (see notes)  ... less
537,122  537,122  490,467  91.31%  3.85% 
25 March 1922
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; eight and five member districts; proportional representation by STV; preferences for at least five candidates required (see notes)  ... less
1,251,023  1,251,023  875,464  69.98%  3.63% 
11 June 1932
Single member districts, conti ... more
Single member districts, contingent voting (a version of AV), compulsory voting  ... less
525,944  492,036  456,706  92.82%  1.13% 
26 March 1927
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting  ... less
309,588  277,337  214,738  77.43%  0.00% 
20 February 1937
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
132,001  132,001  124,460  94.29%  2.41% 
21 October 1920
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences  ... less
868,848  735,054  468,223  63.70%  4.40% 
23 March 1968
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
449,122  359,790  331,325  92.09%  3.10% 
20 March 1920
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; eight and five member districts; proportional representation by STV; preferences for at least five candidates required (see notes)  ... less
1,154,437  1,154,437  648,709  56.19%  9.70% 
11 May 1929
Single member districts, conti ... more
Single member districts, contingent voting (a version of AV), compulsory voting  ... less
517,466  491,589  438,248  89.15%  1.56% 
5 April 1924
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting  ... less
289,843  256,993  161,165  62.71%  0.00% 
9 June 1934
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
127,681  127,681  120,622  94.47%  3.20% 
15 November 1917
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences  ... less
828,230  658,488  356,999  54.21%  3.15% 
20 February 1965
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
408,462  335,633  309,893  92.33%  3.11% 
24 March 1917
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; second ballot (run off) elections  ... less
1,109,830  1,013,266  622,478  61.43%  1.02% 
8 May 1926
Single member districts, conti ... more
Single member districts, contingent voting (a version of AV), compulsory voting  ... less
484,212  452,008  401,055  88.73%  1.23% 
9 April 1921
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting  ... less
272,022  265,088  169,051  63.77%  0.00% 
9 May 1931
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory voting  ... less
118,730  118,730  112,779  94.99%  3.44% 
26 November 1914
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences  ... less
810,026  593,334  319,950  53.92%  2.27% 
31 March 1962
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
381,805  319,594  297,520  93.09%  1.79% 
6 December 1913
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; second ballot (run off) elections  ... less
1,037,999  1,002,816  684,352  68.24%  2.30% 
12 May 1923
Single member districts, conti ... more
Single member districts, contingent voting (a version of AV), compulsory voting  ... less
475,957  449,087  369,267  82.23%  1.17% 
6 April 1918
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting  ... less
258,802  258,802  134,243  51.87%  0.00% 
30 May 1928
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV)  ... less
111,956  111,956  91,679  81.89%  3.24% 
16 November 1911
Adult franchise at 21 years, s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years, single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences (see notes)  ... less
701,451  619,644  394,189  63.62%  1.36% 
21 March 1959
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
361,629  291,596  269,322  92.36%  2.58% 
14 October 1910
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; second ballot (run off) elections (see notes)  ... less
867,695  844,381  583,014  69.05%  1.80% 
9 October 1920
Single member districts, conti ... more
Single member districts, contingent voting (a version of AV), compulsory voting  ... less
462,218  445,681  356,226  79.93%  1.00% 
27 March 1915
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting  ... less
253,391  181,516  136,516  75.21%  0.00% 
3 June 1925
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV)  ... less
114,901  114,901  77,281  67.26%  2.22% 
29 December 1908
Manhood suffrage, single membe ... more
Manhood suffrage, single member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
263,876  164,919  88,460  53.64%  0.53% 
7 April 1956
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
342,018  262,384  241,863  92.18%  2.83% 
10 September 1907
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; first past the post (plurality) voting  ... less
745,900  707,395  471,951  66.72%  2.87% 
16 March 1918
Single member districts, conti ... more
Single member districts, contingent voting (a version of AV), compulsory voting  ... less
424,416  424,416  340,669  80.27%  1.18% 
10 February 1912
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting  ... less
224,411  224,411  161,262  71.86%  0.00% 
10 June 1922
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV)  ... less
110,549  110,549  69,752  63.10%  2.63% 
15 March 1907
Manhood suffrage, single membe ... more
Manhood suffrage, single member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
261,080  191,123  117,098  61.27%  0.59% 
14 February 1953
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
319,941  205,644  192,225  93.47%  2.62% 
6 August 1904
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years; single member districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
689,490  675,448  400,595  59.31%  0.99% 
22 May 1915
Single member districts, conti ... more
Single member districts, contingent voting (a version of AV), compulsory voting  ... less
335,195  302,061  266,240  88.14%  1.57% 
2 April 1910
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting  ... less
183,418  183,418  130,294  71.04%  0.00% 
31 May 1919
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV)  ... less
107,541  107,541  71,064  66.08%  3.96% 
1 June 1904
Manhood suffrage, single membe ... more
Manhood suffrage, single member districts, one seat for public servants and a two seat constituency for railway officers (multiple voting for that seat), first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
277,006  235,897  149,500  63.38%  0.00% 
25 March 1950
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting (see notes)  ... less
310,291  251,881  229,296  91.03%  1.98% 
3 July 1901
Manhood suffrage at 21 years; ... more
Manhood suffrage at 21 years; single member districts; first past the post (plurality) voting   ... less
298,673  270,861  196,514  72.55%  0.78% 
27 April 1912
Single member districts, conti ... more
Single member districts, contingent voting (a version of AV)  ... less
309,590  289,506  218,639  75.52%  1.19% 
3 November 1906
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting  ... less
190,162  190,162  106,106  55.80%  0.00% 
25 March 1916
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV)  ... less
107,321  107,321  78,984  73.60%  5.66% 
1 October 1902
Manhood suffrage, single and m ... more
Manhood suffrage, single and multimember districts (multiple voting), first past the post (plurality) voting  ... less
290,241  216,063  141,320  65.41%  0.00% 
15 March 1947
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
297,089  194,270  166,905  85.91%  2.05% 
27 July 1898
Manhood suffrage at 21 years; ... more
Manhood suffrage at 21 years; single member districts; first past the post (plurality) voting   ... less
302,000  294,752  178,617  60.60%  0.92% 
2 October 1909
Single and multimember distric ... more
Single and multimember districts, contingent voting (a version of AV)  ... less
242,754  215,252  156,418  72.67%  0.00% 
27 May 1905
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting  ... less
187,242  187,242  114,576  61.19%  0.00% 
23 January 1913
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV)  ... less
105,292  105,292  70,802  67.24%  2.87% 
1 November 1900
Manhood suffrage, single and m ... more
Manhood suffrage, single and multimember districts (multiple voting), first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
280,810  203,421  128,983  63.41%  0.00% 
20 November 1943
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
274,856  212,376  183,781  86.54%  2.47% 
24 July 1895
Manhood suffrage at 21 years; ... more
Manhood suffrage at 21 years; single member districts; first past the post (plurality) voting   ... less
253,125  238,233  153,034  64.24%  0.88% 
5 February 1908
Single and multimember distric ... more
Single and multimember districts, contingent voting (a version of AV)  ... less
205,892  175,823  138,747  78.91%  0.00% 
3 May 1902
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
149,177  149,177  90,016  60.34%  0.00% 
30 April 1912
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV)  ... less
103,513  103,513  76,052  73.47%  2.85% 
14 October 1897
Manhood suffrage, plural votin ... more
Manhood suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts (multiple voting), first past the post (plurality) voting  ... less
254,155  224,987  158,235  70.33%  0.00% 
18 March 1939
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting (see notes)  ... less
265,987  228,563  209,331  91.59%  1.75% 
17 July 1894
Manhood suffrage at 21 years; ... more
Manhood suffrage at 21 years; single member districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
257,499  255,802  204,266  79.85%  1.62% 
18 May 1907
Single and multimember distric ... more
Single and multimember districts, contingent voting (a version of AV)  ... less
220,189  212,337  152,049  71.61%  0.00% 
29 April 1899
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, two-member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
152,393  148,600  93,410  62.86%  0.00% 
30 April 1909
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV)  ... less
95,784  95,784  50,402  52.62%  2.86% 
20 September 1894
Manhood suffrage, plural votin ... more
Manhood suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts (multiple voting), first past the post (plurality) voting  ... less
234,552  196,482  139,215  70.85%  0.00% 
15 February 1936
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences  ... less
247,465  194,354  136,309  70.13%  1.11% 
17 June 1891
Male suffrage, plural voting, ... more
Male suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting, (see notes)  ... less
305,456  285,897  183,751  64.27%  0.00% 
27 August 1904
Single and multimember distric ... more
Single and multimember districts, contingent voting (a version of AV)  ... less
103,943  81,266  68,556  84.36%  0.00% 
25 April 1896
Universal franchise at 21 year ... more
Universal franchise at 21 years, two-member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
137,781  137,781  91,348  66.30%  0.00% 
29 March 1906
Universal suffrage at 21 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 21 years; single member districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
89,135  70,641  40,359  57.13%  1.18% 
20 April 1892
Manhood suffrage, plural votin ... more
Manhood suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts (multiple voting), first past the post (plurality) voting  ... less
278,812  246,214  160,262  65.09%  0.00% 
8 April 1933
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences  ... less
237,195  205,310  186,012  90.60%  2.25% 
11 March 1902
Single and multimember distric ... more
Single and multimember districts, contingent voting (a version of AV)  ... less
108,548  101,519  80,076  78.88%  0.00% 
15 April 1893
Male franchise at 21 years, mu ... more
Male franchise at 21 years, multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting  ... less
73,616  73,616  49,397  67.10%  0.00% 
2 April 1903
Manhood suffrage at 21 years; ... more
Manhood suffrage at 21 years; single member districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
44,873  40,267  24,109  59.87%  1.42% 
12 April 1930
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences  ... less
230,076  186,732  139,013  74.45%  1.14% 
1 February 1889
Male suffrage, plural voting, ... more
Male suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting, (see notes)  ... less
280,159  257,762  150,816  58.51%  0.00% 
28 March 1889
Manhood suffrage, plural votin ... more
Manhood suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts (multiple voting), first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
244,965  222,208  147,129  66.21%  0.00% 
11 March 1899
Single and multimember distric ... more
Single and multimember districts, contingent voting (a version of AV)  ... less
97,046  94,679  74,919  79.13%  0.00% 
9 April 1890
Male franchise at 21 years, tw ... more
Male franchise at 21 years, two-member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting  ... less
70,691  70,691  37,539  53.10%  0.00% 
9 March 1900
Property and income franchise, ... more
Property and income franchise, plural voting; single and multimember districts; first past the post (plurality) voting in single member districts, proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV) in two multimember districts (see notes)  ... less
39,002  29,032  19,380  66.75%  2.62% 
26 March 1927
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences  ... less
210,949  194,087  142,506  73.42%  1.40% 
4 February 1887
Male suffrage, plural voting, ... more
Male suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting, (see notes)  ... less
256,761  226,583  128,787  56.84%  0.00% 
5 March 1886
Manhood suffrage, plural votin ... more
Manhood suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts (multiple voting), first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
214,805  194,555  120,535  61.95%  0.00% 
27 August 2016
Adult franchise at 18 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), optional preferences (see notes); compulsory voting  ... less
135,506  135,506  100,304  74.02%  2.00% 
21 March 1896
Single and multimember distric ... more
Single and multimember districts, contingent voting (a version of AV)  ... less
86,882  79,971  61,453  76.84%  0.00% 
20 January 1897
Property and income franchise, ... more
Property and income franchise, plural voting; single and multimember districts; first past the post (plurality) voting in single member districts, proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV) in two multimember districts (see notes)  ... less
30,985  20,275  11,948  58.93%  2.22% 
22 March 1924
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences  ... less
189,869  159,356  99,391  62.37%  1.16% 
16 October 1885
Male suffrage, plural voting, ... more
Male suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting, (see notes)  ... less
232,390  216,946  129,888  59.87%  0.00% 
22 February 1883
Manhood suffrage, plural votin ... more
Manhood suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts (multiple voting), first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
195,274  171,397  107,806  62.90%  0.00% 
25 August 2012
Adult franchise at 18 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 18 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences; compulsory voting  ... less
123,805  123,805  95,215  76.91%  3.23% 
19 March 1887
Male franchise at 21 years, tw ... more
Male franchise at 21 years, two-member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting  ... less
60,920  57,251  27,918  48.76%  0.00% 
29 April 1893
Single and multimember distric ... more
Single and multimember districts, contingent voting (a version of AV)  ... less
86,983  80,457  58,821  73.11%  0.00% 
19 December 1893
Property and income franchise, ... more
Property and income franchise, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)   ... less
29,920  22,690  13,667  60.23%  0.00% 
12 March 1921
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences  ... less
164,688  146,948  98,958  67.34%  1.64% 
30 November 1882
Male suffrage, plural voting, ... more
Male suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting, (see notes)  ... less
196,230  171,952  95,436  55.50%  0.00% 
9 August 2008
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
119,814  110,289  83,436  75.65%  4.08% 
14 July 1880
Manhood suffrage, plural votin ... more
Manhood suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts (multiple voting), first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
201,059  183,644  120,749  65.75%  0.00% 
8 April 1884
Male franchise at 21 years, tw ... more
Male franchise at 21 years, two-member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
57,640  52,177  22,999  44.08%  0.00% 
22 May 1891
Property and income franchise, ... more
Property and income franchise, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)   ... less
30,929  25,886  16,947  65.47%  0.00% 
29 September 1917
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences  ... less
166,951  137,755  85,620  62.15%  1.69% 
18 June 2005
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
111,954  111,954  89,646  80.07%  3.75% 
18 November 1880
Male suffrage, plural voting, ... more
Male suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting, (see notes)  ... less
188,414  165,352  100,413  60.73%  0.00% 
28 April 1888
Male property franchise; singl ... more
Male property franchise; single member and multimember districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
70,565  60,702  44,869  73.92%  0.00% 
28 February 1880
Manhood suffrage, plural votin ... more
Manhood suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts (multiple voting), first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
200,922  197,066  131,286  66.62%  0.00% 
8 April 1881
Male franchise at 21 years, on ... more
Male franchise at 21 years, one single member and 21 multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
57,627  46,027  18,126  39.38%  0.00% 
21 October 1914
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences  ... less
214,741  168,546  96,605  57.32%  1.17% 
18 August 2001
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
105,506  105,506  84,994  80.56%  4.27% 
24 October 1877
Male suffrage, plural voting, ... more
Male suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting, (see notes)  ... less
171,645  138,667  66,335  47.84%  0.00% 
26 July 1886
Property and income franchise, ... more
Property and income franchise, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)   ... less
25,066  17,367  10,570  60.86%  0.00% 
10 August 1883
Male property franchise; singl ... more
Male property franchise; single member and multimember districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
56,998  48  30,027  61.48%  0.00% 
11 May 1877
Manhood suffrage, plural votin ... more
Manhood suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts (multiple voting), first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
181,683  174,929  111,130  63.53%  0.00% 
15 October 2016
Universal suffrage at 18 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 18 years, five multimember districts, proportional representation by the single transferable vote, (STV), optional preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
283,162  283,162  250,460  88.45%  2.53% 
2 April 1878
Male franchise at 21 years, on ... more
Male franchise at 21 years, one single member and 21 multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
39,987  25,749  11,314  43.94%  0.00% 
3 October 1911
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences (see notes)  ... less
152,645  122,375  91,630  74.88%  1.41% 
30 August 1997
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
101,886  101,886  80,479  78.99%  5.17% 
8 December 1874
Male suffrage, plural voting, ... more
Male suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting, (see notes)  ... less
163,947  134,816  62,950  46.69%  0.00% 
25 May 1882
Property and occupational fran ... more
Property and occupational franchise, plural voting, single member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)   ... less
16,419  5,852  3,967  67.79%  3.43% 
14 November 1878
Male property franchise; singl ... more
Male property franchise; single member and multimember districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
49,331  41,656  24,785  59.50%  0.00% 
25 March 1874
Manhood suffrage, plural votin ... more
Manhood suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts (multiple voting), first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
142,480  129,661  80,303  61.93%  0.00% 
20 October 2012
Universal franchise at 18 year ... more
Universal franchise at 18 years, three multimember districts, proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV), compulsory voting  ... less
256,702  256,702  229,125  89.26%  3.47% 
10 February 1875
Male franchise at 21 years, on ... more
Male franchise at 21 years, one single member and 21 multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
35,035  30,941  17,625  56.96%  0.00% 
11 September 1908
Adult franchise at 21 years; s ... more
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV), optional preferences (see notes)  ... less
135,979  114,081  75,855  66.49%  1.22% 
4 June 1994
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
95,007  95,007  76,638  80.67%  3.81% 
13 February 1872
Male suffrage, plural voting, ... more
Male suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting, (see notes)  ... less
147,934  132,414  63,494  47.95%  0.00% 
18 October 2008
Universal franchise at 18 year ... more
Universal franchise at 18 years, three multimember districts, proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV), compulsory voting  ... less
243,471  243,471  219,915  90.32%  3.65% 
30 May 1877
Property and occupational fran ... more
Property and occupational franchise, plural voting, single member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)   ... less
14,493  10,626  7,785  73.26%  2.75% 
4 November 1873
Male property franchise; singl ... more
Male property franchise; single member; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
23,864  16,243  9,077  55.88%  0.00% 
14 February 1871
Manhood suffrage, plural votin ... more
Manhood suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts (multiple voting), first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
127,508  119,037  74,521  62.60%  0.00% 
14 December 1871
Male franchise at 21 years, si ... more
Male franchise at 21 years, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
29,009  27,512  13,465  48.94%  0.00% 
27 October 1905
Male and female property and r ... more
Male and female property and residential franchise; single member districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
121,722  102,002  52,896  51.86%  1.01% 
27 October 1990
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
82,261  82,261  67,117  81.59%  3.10% 
16 October 2004
Universal franchise at 18 year ... more
Universal franchise at 18 years, three multimember districts, proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV), compulsory voting  ... less
226,098  226,098  209,810  92.80%  2.68% 
3 December 1869
Male suffrage, plural voting, ... more
Male suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting, (see notes)  ... less
124,433  103,795  55,589  53.56%  0.00% 
5 September 1872
Property and occupational fran ... more
Property and occupational franchise, plural voting, single member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)   ... less
13,958  6,072  3,910  64.39%  1.61% 
8 July 1871
Male property franchise, plura ... more
Male property franchise, plural voting; single member and multimember districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
18,793  11,256  6,874  61.07%  0.00% 
21 January 1868
Manhood suffrage, plural votin ... more
Manhood suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts (multiple voting), first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
115,842  102,716  63,263  61.59%  0.00% 
28 March 1870
Male franchise at 21 years, tw ... more
Male franchise at 21 years, two-member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
28,338  28,338  16,564  58.45%  0.00% 
28 June 1904
Male and female property and r ... more
Male and female property and residential franchise; single member districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
163,826  138,315  66,785  48.28%  1.09% 
7 March 1987
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
74,633  74,633  53,127  71.18%  4.14% 
20 October 2001
Universal franchise at 18 year ... more
Universal franchise at 18 years, three multimember districts, proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV), compulsory voting  ... less
218,615  218,615  198,721  90.90%  3.97% 
22 November 1864
Male suffrage, plural voting, ... more
Male suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting, (see notes)  ... less
111,302  84,683  43,381  51.23%  0.00% 
6 September 1871
Property and occupational fran ... more
Property and occupational franchise, plural voting, single member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)   ... less
13,971  7,021  4,576  65.18%  1.84% 
27 July 1870
Male property franchise, plura ... more
Male property franchise, plural voting; single member and multimember districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
16,591  12,868  7,053  54.81%  0.00% 
30 December 1865
Manhood suffrage, plural votin ... more
Manhood suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts (multiple voting), first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
111,996  96,267  53,124  55.18%  0.00% 
6 April 1868
Male franchise at 21 years, tw ... more
Male franchise at 21 years, two-member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting  ... less
27,391  23,928  11,243  46.99%  0.00% 
24 April 1901
Male and female property and r ... more
Male and female property and residential franchise, plural voting; single member districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
91,522  82,742  38,100  46.05%  2.04% 
3 December 1983
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
62,178  62,178  50,716  81.57%  3.02% 
21 February 1998
Universal franchise at 18 year ... more
Universal franchise at 18 years, three multimember districts, proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV), compulsory voting  ... less
203,553  203,553  188,484  92.60%  4.32% 
6 December 1860
Male suffrage, plural voting, ... more
Male suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting, (see notes)  ... less
91,410  66,581  28,497  42.80%  0.00% 
3 October 1866
Property and occupational fran ... more
Property and occupational franchise, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)   ... less
11,217  7,152  4,100  57.33%  0.00% 
14 September 1868
Male property franchise, plura ... more
Male property franchise, plural voting; single member and multimember districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
15,605  10,441  4,021  38.51%  0.00% 
5 October 1864
Manhood suffrage and female ra ... more
Manhood suffrage and female ratepayers (for this election only), plural voting, single and multimember districts (multiple voting), first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
125,278  99,944  46,689  46.72%  0.00% 
1 March 1865
Male franchise at 21 years, tw ... more
Male franchise at 21 years, two-member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting  ... less
23,589  14,256  8,255  57.91%  0.00% 
18 February 1995
Universal franchise at 18 year ... more
Universal franchise at 18 years, three multimember districts, proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV), compulsory voting  ... less
196,959  196,959  176,264  89.49%  6.24% 
27 April 1897
Male property and residential ... more
Male property and residential franchise, plural voting; single member districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
23,318  17,114  9,016  52.68%  3.09% 
7 June 1980
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
53,218  53,218  41,484  77.95%  3.20% 
8 June 1859
Male suffrage, plural voting, ... more
Male suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting, (see notes)  ... less
78,231  65,630  34,451  52.49%  0.00% 
6 November 1862
Property and occupational fran ... more
Property and occupational franchise, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)   ... less
2,424  0.00%  0.00% 
18 June 1867
Male property franchise, plura ... more
Male property franchise, plural voting; single member and multimember districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
15,331  13,619  6,326  46.45%  0.00% 
2 August 1861
Manhood suffrage, plural votin ... more
Manhood suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts (multiple voting), first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
168,841  155,866  71,343  45.77%  0.00% 
10 November 1862
Male franchise at 21 years, tw ... more
Male franchise at 21 years, two-member districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
24,467  21,841  8,531  39.06%  0.00% 
15 February 1992
Universal suffrage at 18 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 18 years, at large election, proportional representation by the list system (modified D'Hondt), compulsory voting  ... less
184,405  184,405  166,467  90.27%  6.47% 
14 June 1894
Male property and residential ... more
Male property and residential franchise, plural voting; single member districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
12,884  9,029  5,515  61.08%  7.43% 
13 August 1977
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
43,284  43,284  32,861  75.92%  3.18% 
13 January 1858
Property franchise, plural vot ... more
Property franchise, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
49,391  38,833  16,734  43.09%  0.00% 
29 May 1861
Property and occupational fran ... more
Property and occupational franchise, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)   ... less
5,840  5,840  3,063  52.45%  0.00% 
30 May 1863
Male property franchise, plura ... more
Male property franchise, plural voting; single member and multimember districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
8,307  4,473  0.00%  0.00% 
26 August 1859
Manhood suffrage, plural votin ... more
Manhood suffrage, plural voting, single and multimember districts (multiple voting), first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
0.00%  0.00% 
13 March 1860
Male franchise at 21 years, si ... more
Male franchise at 21 years, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
22,265  17,681  6,409  36.25%  0.00% 
4 March 1989
Universal suffrage at 18 years ... more
Universal suffrage at 18 years, at large election, proportional representation by the list system (modified D'Hondt), compulsory voting  ... less
169,493  169,493  150,421  88.75%  5.69% 
19 October 1974
Single member districts, prefe ... more
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), optional preferences, compulsory voting  ... less
39,027  39,027  29,428  75.40%  5.07% 
5 December 1890
Male property franchise, plura ... more
Male property franchise, plural voting; single member districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
5,860  3,734  2,925  78.33%  0.10% 
11 March 1856
Property franchise, plural vot ... more
Property franchise, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
44,451  41,456  20,109  48.51%  0.00% 
8 September 1856
Property and occupational fran ... more
Property and occupational franchise, plural voting, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)   ... less
10,828  6,289  2,916  46.37%  0.00% 
27 April 1860
Male property franchise, plura ... more
Male property franchise, plural voting; single member and multimember districts; first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
4,790  4,364  2,176  49.86%  0.00% 
23 September 1856
Property franchise, plural vot ... more
Property franchise, plural voting, single and multimember districts (multiple voting), first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
59,985  56,038  0.00%  0.00% 
9 March 1857
Male franchise at 21 years, si ... more
Male franchise at 21 years, single and multimember districts, first past the post (plurality) voting (see notes)  ... less
15,538  12,235  6,913  56.50%  0.00% 

 

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