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2001 Federal Election Pendulum

The election pendulum ranks the 150 electorates in the House of Representatives won by each party on a two-party-preferred basis.

The pendulum is based on the 1998 election results in Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and the ACT. In New South Wales, Western Australia and the Northern Territory, redistributions have taken place, so the margins have been derived from the new boundaries.

Two additional seats have been created for this election. In Western Australia, the new electorate of Hasluck is notionally ALP. The Northern Territory electorate has been divided in two, notionally creating one ALP seat (Lingiari) and one CLP seat (Solomon). [Read more…]


Electoral Margins Following The 1996 Federal Election

The state-by-state tables on this page show the margins in every House of Representatives electorate following the 1996 federal election.

All results tabulated below are March 2, 1996 general election results. The swing required for the incumbent member to lose is based on Australian Electoral Commission figures. [Read more…]


1996 Federal Election Pendulum

This pendulum shows the swings required following the 1993 election, adjusted for the redistribution that came into effect at the 1996 election. The swing required for the incumbent party to lose is based on new boundaries for the 1996 election as taken from ‘The Mackerras 1996 Federal Election Guide” (AGPS).

ACT | NSW | NT | QLD | SA | TAS | VIC | WA [Read more…]