Australian referendum, 1984 (Terms of Senators)
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Constitution Alteration (Terms of Senators) 1984 proposed for the third time that Senate of Australia and House of Representatives elections be constitutionally enforced to occur on the same day. The proposal was put to a referendum in the Australian referendum, 1984.
An Act to change the terms of senators so that they are no longer of fixed duration and to provide that Senate elections and House of Representatives elections are always held on the same day.
Do you approve this proposed alteration?
|New South Wales||3,423,624||3,216,256||1,621,894||%52.86||1,446,150||%47.14||148,212|
|Australian Capital Territory||150,416||140,982||76,901||%56.68||58,764||%43.32||5,317|
|Total for Commonwealth||9,866,266||9,279,044||4,473,715||%50.64||4,361,504||%49.36||443,825|
|Obtained a majority in two States and an overall majority
of 112,211 votes.
The results showed a narrow overall national majority acceptance for the proposal, however did not achieve the state majority required to be carried.
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