Results of the Australian federal election, 2007 (House of Representatives)

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Australian House of Representatives elections, 2007
Australia
← 2004 24 November 2007 (2007-11-24) 2010 →
Turnout 94.8%
Party Leader % Seats ±
Labor Kevin Rudd 43.4% 83 +23
Liberal John Howard 36.3% 55 -19
National Mark Vaile 5.5% 10 -2
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Australian House of Representatives (2007 election).svg
Results of the election in the House
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
John Howard John Howard
Coalition
Kevin Rudd
Labor
Kevin Rudd

The following tables show state-by-state results in the Australian House of Representatives at the 2007 federal election, 83 Labor, 65 coalition (55 Liberal, 10 National), 2 independent.[1][2][3] Detailed results for all 150 seats are also available. The Nationals were reduced to nine seats and the coalition to 64 when independent Rob Oakeshott won the 2008 Lyne by-election.

Australia[edit]

Electoral divisions: Australia
House of Reps (IRV) — Turnout 94.76% (CV) — Informal 3.95%[4][5]
Party Votes % Swing Seats Change
  Australian Labor Party 5,388,184 43.38 +5.74 83 +23
  Liberal Party of Australia 4,506,302 36.28 –4.19 55 –19
  Australian Greens 967,789 7.79 +0.60 0 0
  National Party of Australia 682,424 5.49 –0.40 10 –2
  Family First Party 246,798 1.99 –0.02 0 0
  Christian Democratic Party 104,705 0.84 +0.22 0 0
  Australian Democrats 89,813 0.72 –0.51 0 0
  Country Liberal Party 40,298 0.32 –0.02 0 –1
  One Nation 32,650 0.26 –0.93 0 0
  Citizens Electoral Council 27,880 0.22 –0.14 0 0
  Liberty and Democracy Party 17,048 0.14 +0.14 0 0
  Socialist Alliance 9,973 0.08 –0.04 0 0
  Climate Change Coalition 9,470 0.08 +0.08 0 0
  Democratic Labor Party 6,018 0.05 +0.04 0 0
  Socialist Equality Party 4,283 0.03 +0.03 0 0
  What Women Want 3,870 0.03 +0.03 0 0
  Conservatives for Climate and Environment 3,239 0.03 +0.03 0 0
  The Fishing Party 2,083 0.02 +0.00 0 0
  Non-Custodial Parents Party 795 0.01 +0.00 0 0
  Independents 276,370 2.23 –0.27 2 –1
  Not Affiliated 1,234 0.01 –0.02 0 0
  Total 12,419,863     150
  Australian Labor Party 52.70 +5.44 83 +23
  Liberal/National coalition   47.30 –5.44 65 –22

New South Wales[edit]

Electoral divisions: New South Wales
Electoral divisions: Sydney area
Turnout 94.99% (CV) — Informal 4.95%[4]
Party Votes % Swing Seats Change
  Australian Labor Party 1,791,171 44.12 +7.42 28 +7
  Liberal Party of Australia 1,324,311 32.62 –3.54 15 –6
  National Party of Australia 321,182 7.91 –1.28 5 –1
  Australian Greens 320,031 7.88 –0.21 0 0
  Christian Democratic Party 77,903 1.92 +0.70 0 0
  Family First Party 35,469 0.87 +0.10 0 0
  Australian Democrats 11,106 0.27 –0.80 0 0
  Climate Change Coalition 9,470 0.23 +0.23 0 0
  Citizens Electoral Council 9,045 0.22 –0.08 0 0
  One Nation 8,426 0.21 –1.19 0 0
  Liberty and Democracy Party 4,906 0.12 +0.12 0 0
  Socialist Alliance 3,970 0.10 –0.01 0 0
  Socialist Equality Party 3,435 0.08 +0.08 0 0
  Conservatives for Climate and Environment 2,074 0.05 +0.05 0 0
  The Fishing Party 1,073 0.03 –0.04 0 0
  Non-Custodial Parents Party 795 0.02 –0.01 0 0
  Independents 134,424 3.31 –0.69 1 –1
  Not Affiliated 695 0.02 –0.02 0 0
  Total 4,059,486     49 –1
  Australian Labor Party 53.68 +5.61 28 +7
  Liberal/National coalition   46.32 –5.61 20 –7

Independents: Tony Windsor

Liberal to Labor: Bennelong, Dobell, Eden-Monaro, Lindsay, Parramatta (notional), Robertson

National to Labor: Page

Independent to National: Calare

Gwydir (National) was abolished in the last redistribution. Liberal-held Macquarie, a notionally Labor seat, was also won by the Labor Party.

Victoria[edit]

Electoral divisions: Victoria
Electoral divisions: Melbourne area
Turnout 95.17% (CV) — Informal 3.26%[4]
Party Votes % Swing Seats Change
  Australian Labor Party 1,416,215 44.69 +4.24 21 +2
  Liberal Party of Australia 1,206,926 38.09 –5.15 14 –2
  Australian Greens 258,846 8.17 +0.72 0 0
  National Party of Australia 95,859 3.02 –0.49 2 0
  Family First Party 95,663 3.02 +0.64 0 0
  Australian Democrats 38,814 1.22 +0.15 0 0
  Citizens Electoral Council 8,656 0.27 –0.20 0 0
  Democratic Labor Party 6,018 0.19 +0.14 0 0
  Liberty and Democracy Party 3,280 0.10 +0.10 0 0
  Socialist Alliance 2,290 0.07 –0.05 0 0
  What Women Want 1,825 0.06 +0.06 0 0
  Christian Democratic Party 1,211 0.04 +0.02 0 0
  Socialist Equality Party 691 0.02 +0.02 0 0
  One Nation 433 0.01 –0.13 0 0
  Independents 31,645 1.00 +0.00 0 0
  Not Affiliated 539 0.02 –0.05 0 0
  Total 3,168,899     37
  Australian Labor Party 54.27 +5.27 21 +2
  Liberal/National coalition   45.73 –5.27 16 –2

Liberal to Labor: Corangamite, Deakin

Queensland[edit]

Electoral divisions: Queensland
Electoral divisions: Brisbane area
Turnout 94.41% (CV) — Informal 3.56%[4]
Party Votes % Swing Seats Change
  Australian Labor Party 1,020,665 42.91 +8.13 15 +9
  Liberal Party of Australia 818,438 34.40 –5.01 10 –7
  National Party of Australia 239,504 10.07 +0.32 3 –1
  Australian Greens 133,938 5.63 +0.57 0 0
  Family First Party 54,058 2.27 –1.40 0 0
  Australian Democrats 22,427 0.94 –0.43 0 0
  One Nation 8,619 0.36 –1.62 0 0
  Citizens Electoral Council 3,668 0.15 –0.21 0 0
  Liberty and Democracy Party 3,531 0.15 +0.15 0 0
  Socialist Alliance 1,174 0.05 –0.01 0 0
  The Fishing Party 1,010 0.04 +0.04 0 0
  Christian Democratic Party 753 0.03 +0.03 0 0
  Independents 71,068 2.99 –0.20 1 0
  Total 2,378,853     29 +1
  Australian Labor Party 50.44 +7.53 15 +9
  Liberal/National coalition   49.56 –7.53 13 –8

Independents: Bob Katter

Liberal to Labor: Blair, Bonner, Forde, Leichhardt, Longman, Moreton, Petrie

National to Labor: Flynn (notional), Dawson

Western Australia[edit]

Electoral divisions: Western Australia
Turnout 93.26% (CV) — Informal 3.85%[4]
Party Votes % Swing Seats Change
  Liberal Party of Australia 545,365 46.31 –1.82 11 +1
  Australian Labor Party 433,342 36.80 +2.05 4 –1
  Australian Greens 105,106 8.93 +1.26 0 0
  Christian Democratic Party 24,838 2.11 –0.14 0 0
  Family First Party 14,215 1.21 +0.97 0 0
  One Nation 13,529 1.15 –1.37 0 0
  National Party of Australia 13,459 1.14 +0.58 0 0
  Citizens Electoral Council 3,115 0.26 –0.34 0 0
  Liberty and Democracy Party 2,730 0.23 +0.23 0 0
  Socialist Alliance 1,141 0.10 –0.05 0 0
  What Women Want 590 0.05 +0.05 0 0
  Socialist Equality Party 157 0.01 +0.01 0 0
  Independents 19,950 1.69 +0.34 0 0
  Total 1,177,537     15
  Liberal Party of Australia   53.26 –2.14 11 +1
  Australian Labor Party 46.74 +2.14 4 –1

Labor to Liberal: Cowan, Swan

Liberal to Labor: Hasluck

South Australia[edit]

Electoral divisions: South Australia
Turnout 95.42% (CV) — Informal 3.78%[4]
Party Votes % Swing Seats Change
  Australian Labor Party 426,639 43.18 +6.43 6 +3
  Liberal Party of Australia 412,621 41.76 –5.64 5 –3
  Australian Greens 68,640 6.95 +1.51 0 0
  Family First Party 40,031 4.05 –0.26 0 0
  Australian Democrats 14,957 1.51 –0.37 0 0
  National Party of Australia 12,420 1.26 +0.24 0 0
  One Nation 1,643 0.17 –0.96 0 0
  Liberty and Democracy Party 1,637 0.17 +0.17 0 0
  What Women Want 1,455 0.15 +0.15 0 0
  Conservatives for Climate and Environment 1,165 0.12 +0.12 0 0
  Independents 6,944 0.70 –1.34 0 0
  Total 988,152     11
  Australian Labor Party 52.40 +6.76 6 +3
  Liberal Party of Australia   47.60 –6.76 5 –3

Liberal to Labor: Kingston, Makin, Wakefield

Tasmania[edit]

Electoral divisions: Tasmania
Turnout 95.76% (CV) — Informal 2.92%[4]
Party Votes % Swing Seats Change
  Australian Labor Party 139,077 42.77 –1.81 5 +2
  Liberal Party of Australia 124,280 38.22 –3.76 0 –2
  Australian Greens 43,893 13.50 +3.62 0 0
  Family First Party 7,356 2.26 –0.58 0 0
  Citizens Electoral Council 1,856 0.57 +0.20 0 0
  Socialist Alliance 859 0.26 –0.09 0 0
  Liberty and Democracy Party 606 0.19 +0.19 0 0
  Independents 7,215 2.22 +2.22 0 0
  Total 325,142     5
  Australian Labor Party 56.21 +2.02 5 +2
  Liberal Party of Australia   43.79 –2.02 0 –2

Liberal to Labor: Bass, Braddon

Territories[edit]

Australian Capital Territory[edit]

Electoral divisions: Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and the Northern Territory
Turnout 95.85% (CV) — Informal 2.31%[4]
Party Votes % Swing Seats Change
  Australian Labor Party 114,244 51.10 +0.85 2 0
  Liberal Party of Australia 74,295 33.23 –2.00 0 0
  Australian Greens 29,424 13.16 +2.40 0 0
  Australian Democrats 2,509 1.12 –1.28 0 0
  Citizens Electoral Council 1,295 0.58 +0.21 0 0
  Socialist Alliance 539 0.24 –0.75 0 0
  Independents 1,275 0.57 +0.57 0 0
  Total 223,581     2
  Australian Labor Party 63.40 +1.86 2 0
  Liberal Party of Australia   36.60 –1.86 0 0

Northern Territory[edit]

Turnout 86.53% (CV) — Informal 3.85%[4]
Party Votes % Swing Seats Change
  Australian Labor Party 46,794 47.65 +3.38 2 +1
  Country Liberal Party 40,298 41.03 –2.81 0 –1
  Australian Greens 7,903 8.05 +1.84 0 0
  Liberty and Democracy Party 358 0.36 +0.36 0 0
  Citizens Electoral Council 245 0.25 –0.01 0 0
  Independents 2,615 2.66 +0.70 0 0
  Total 98,213     2
  Australian Labor Party 55.41 +3.26 2 +1
  Country Liberal Party   44.59 –3.26 0 –1

CLP to Labor: Solomon

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Full First Preferences by state – AEC". Results.aec.gov.au. 2007-12-21. Retrieved 2010-07-19. 
  2. ^ Two party preferred by state – AEC
  3. ^ "State of the Parties". ABC. Retrieved 2010-07-19. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i "UWA election summaries". Elections.uwa.edu.au. 2010-03-20. Retrieved 2010-07-19. 
  5. ^ "Lower house results: AEC". Results.aec.gov.au. Retrieved 2010-07-19.