2019 Australian federal election

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2019 Australian federal election

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All 151 seats in the House of Representatives
76 seats are needed for a majority
40 (of the 76) seats in the Senate
Opinion polls
Registered16,419,543
Turnout91.89%
  First party Second party Third party
 
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Leader Scott Morrison Bill Shorten Richard Di Natale
Party Liberal/National coalition Labor Greens
Leader since 24 August 2018 (2018-08-24) 13 October 2013 (2013-10-13) 6 May 2015 (2015-05-06)
Leader's seat Cook (NSW) Maribyrnong (Vic.) Senator for Victoria
Last election 76 seats, 42.04% 69 seats, 34.73% 1 seat, 10.23%
Seats won 77 seats 68 seats 1 seat
Seat change Increase 1 Decrease 1 Steady
Popular vote 5,906,875 4,752,160 1,482,923
Percentage 41.44% 33.34% 10.40%
Swing Decrease 0.60 Decrease 1.39 Increase 0.17
TPP 51.53% 48.47%
TPP swing Increase 1.17 Decrease 1.17

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Prime Minister before election

Scott Morrison
Liberal/National coalition

Subsequent Prime Minister

Scott Morrison
Liberal/National coalition

The 2019 Australian federal election elected members of the 46th Parliament of Australia on 18 May 2019. The election was called following the end or expiry of the 45th Parliament as elected at the 2016 double dissolution federal election.[1]

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his Coalition Party won the election winning 78 seats over the Labor's 67 seats.[2]

Opinion polling[change | change source]

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Results[change | change source]

House of Representatives[change | change source]

House of Representatives (IRV) – 78.73% counted (CV)
Party Votes % Swing (pp) Seats Change (seats)
  Liberal/National Coalition
  Liberal 3,410,908 27.89 −0.78 45 Steady 0
  Liberal National (Qld) 1,048,982 8.58 +0.06 23 Increase 2
  National 593,304 4.85 +0.24 10 Steady 0
  Country Liberal (NT) 35,250 0.29 +0.05 0 Steady 0
Coalition total 5,088,444 41.61 −0.43 78 Increase 2
  Labor 4,127,206 33.75 −0.98 67 Decrease 2
  Greens 1,215,284 9.94 −0.29 1 Steady 0
  United Australia 411,775 3.37 +3.37 0 Steady 0
  One Nation 366,204 2.99 +1.70 0 Steady 0
  Katter's Australian 62,380 0.51 −0.03 1 Steady 0
  Centre Alliance 41,921 0.34 −1.51 1 Steady 0
  Independents 425,783 3.48 +0.67 3 Increase 1
  Other 488,852 4.00 −2.50 0 Steady 0
Total 12,227,849 100.00 151 Increase 1
Two-party-preferred vote
  Liberal/National Coalition 5,491,523 51.17 +0.81
  Labor 5,241,023 48.83 −0.81
Invalid/blank votes 703,156 5.44 +0.39
Registered voters[3]/turnout 16,424,248 78.73
Source: AEC Tally Room Archived 2019-06-09 at the Wayback Machine

Senate[change | change source]

Senate
Party Votes % +/- Seats
Seats
won
Not
up
New
total
Seat
change
  Liberal/National Coalition
  Liberal/National joint ticket 2,074,394 21.32 +1.31 4 6 10
  Liberal 867,720 8.92 +1.21 6 7 13
  Liberal National (Qld) 681,458 7.00 +0.06 2 3 5
  Country Liberal (NT) 33,769 0.35 +0.08 1 0 1
  National 15,363 0.16 −0.09 0 0
Coalition total 3,672,704 37.74 +2.56 13 16 29
  Labor 2,875,361 29.55 −0.24 12 13 25
  Greens 1,009,610 10.38 +1.72 3 3
  One Nation 509,946 5.24 +0.96 1 1
  United Australia 219,772 2.26 +1.76 0 0
  Liberal Democrats 108,685 1.12 −1.04 0 0
  Democratic Labour 92,878 0.95 +0.27 0 0
  Conservatives 70,149 0.72 −0.65 1 1
  Justice 61,551 0.63 −1.29 0 0
  Lambie Network 23,209 0.24 −0.26 0 0
  Centre Alliance 20,866 0.21 −3.08 2 2
  Other 1,066,024 10.96 −0.62 0 0
  In doubt 15 0 15
Total 9,730,755 100.00 40 36 76
Invalid/blank votes 623,749 6.02 +2.08
Registered voters/turnout 16,424,248 63.09
Source: AEC Tally Room Archived 2019-06-09 at the Wayback Machine

Notes[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Insiders 90-minute post-election program". ABC TV. 3 July 2016.
  2. "Australian PM celebrates 'miracle' win". 18 May 2019. Archived from the original on 17 May 2019. Retrieved 18 May 2019 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  3. "Enrolment statistics". Archived from the original on 8 April 2019. Retrieved 19 May 2019.

Other websites[change | change source]