ElectionGudie

May 18, 2019 Held

12,540,685
Voted
Australia

Commonwealth of Australia

Election for Australian House of Representatives

Results

Cast Votes:12,540,685
Valid Votes:None
Invalid Votes:None

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Australian Labor Party 67 - 4,014,350

33.87%

Liberal Party 45 - 3,288,470

27.75%

Australian Greens 1 - 1,190,266

10.04%

Liberal National Party 23 - 1,005,764

8.49%

National Party of Australia 10 - 579,456

4.89%

Independents 3 - 415,030

3.50%

United Australia Party - - 397,615

3.35%

Pauline Hanson's One Nation - - 353,928

2.99%

Katter's Australian Party 1 - 59,215

0.50%

Centre Alliance 1 - 40,574

0.34%

Country Liberal Party - - 34,130

0.29%

Liberal Democratic Party - - 28,257

0.24%

Derryn Hinch's Justice Party - - 19,184

0.17%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 151 seats in the House of Representatives

Government Structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II*
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Scott MORRISON
  • Assembly: Australia has a bicameral Federal Parliament consisting of the Senate and House of Representatives. The Senate is composed of 76 seats and the House of Representatives has 151 seats.

* Queen Elizabeth II is represented by Governor-General Peter COSGROVE.

Electoral System:

  • In the House of Representatives, 151 members are elected in single-member constituencies to serve three-year terms. Constituencies are apportioned among the six states and two mainland territories according to population.

Main parties in the election:

* There are 57 parties registered in Australia (actually 81 counting parties like the Queensland Greens and the Greens NSW as separate). () Don’t know number in this election yet.

** The Liberal Party, The Liberal National Party, and The National Party of Australia are members of an alliance called The Coalition.

*** The Centre Alliance was formerly called the Nick Xenophon Team.

Population and Registered Voters:

  • Population: 25,088,636 (2019 est.)
  • Registered Voters:16,323,823 (source)

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 12,589,589 (2019 est.)
  • Is Australia a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980)
  • Has Australia ratified CEDAW: Yes (28 July 1983)
  • Gender Quota: No (There are no legal quotas, but there are voluntary party quotas)
  • Female candidates in this election: Yes
  • Number of Female Parliamentarians: 45 (30%) of the 150 members of the House of Representatives; 30 (39.5%) of the 76 members of the Senate
  • Human Development Index Position: 3 (2018)
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Very Low (2019)

Disability Data:

  • Is Australia a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)
  • Has Australia ratified CRPD: Yes (17 July 2008)
  • Population with a disability: 3,412,652 (est.)