Primary Votes – House Of Representatives 1993-98

This table shows the primary votes received by political parties in the federal elections of 1993, 1996 and 1998.

Primary Vote Statistics 1993-1998
House of Representatives – Summary
1993 1996 1998
Party Votes % Votes % Votes %
ALP 4,751,390
44.92
4,217,765
38.75
4,454,306
40.10
Liberal 3,888,579
36.77
4,210,689*
38.69
3,764,707
33.89
National 758,036
7.17
893,170
8.21
588,088
5.29
Country Liberal 35,207
0.33
38,302
0.35
36,014
0.32
Democrats 397,060
3.75
735,848
6.76
569,935
5.13
One Nation
936,621
8.43
Others 746,507
7.06
788,078
7.24
759,392
6.83
FORMAL 10,576,779
97.03
10,883,852
96.80
11,109,063
96.22
INFORMAL 324,082
2.97
360,165
3.20
436,138
3.78
TOTAL 10,900,861
95.75
11,244,017
95.77
11,545,201
94.99

* Includes 33,960 votes obtained by candidate Pauline Hanson disendorsed by the Liberal Party prior to polling day.

Source: Australian Electoral Commission publications


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