Primary Votes – Senate 1993-98

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

Primary Vote Statistics 1993-1998
Senate – Summary
1990 1993 1996 1998
Party Votes % Votes % Votes % Votes %
ALP 3,813,547
38.41
4,643,871
43.50
3,940,150
36.15
4,182,963
37.31
Coalition 4,162,633
41.92
4,595,148
43.04
Democrats 1,253,807
12.63
566,944
5.31
Others 699,778
7.04
746,507
8.14
788,078
7.24
759,392
6.83
Lib 1,445,872
14.56
1,664,204
15.59
1,770,486
16.24
1,528,730
13.63
NPA 258,164
2.60
290,382
2.72
312,769
2.87
1,528,730
13.63
LNP 2,429,552
24.47
2,605,157
24.40
2,669,377
24.49
2,452,407
21.87
CLP 29,045
0.29
35,405
0.33
40,050
0.37
36,063
0.32
FORMAL 10,576,779
97.03
10,883,852
96.80
11,109,063
96.22
INFORMAL 349,065
3.40
279,453
2.55
360,165
3.20
436,138
3.78
TOTAL 9,929,765
96.60
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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