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Two-Party-Preferred Votes

The two-party-preferred figure is obtained after all preferences of minor candidates have been distributed to the two remaining candidates, usually Labor and Coalition.

The two-party-preferred statistic is the only valid means of measuring the support of candidates and parties from election to election. Whilst the primary vote is indicative of party support, the use of compulsory preferential voting produces a more reliable figure for measuring swings for and against the Coalition and the ALP.

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Two-Party-Preferred Statistics

Primary Vote Leads Overturned By Preferences

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