Results of the Australian federal election, 2004 (House of Representatives)

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Australian House of Representatives elections, 2004
Australia
← 2001 9 October 2004 (2004-10-09) 2007 →
Turnout 94.3%
Party Leader % Seats ±
Liberal John Howard 40.5% 74 +5
Labor Mark Latham 37.6% 60 -4
National John Anderson 5.9% 12 -1
Country Liberal Terry Mills 0.3% 1 0
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
John Howard John Howard
Coalition
John Howard
Coalition
John Howard

These are the results of the Australian federal election of 2004.

House of Representatives[edit]

National summary[edit]

House of Representatives (IRV) — Turnout 94.69% (CV) — Informal 5.18%
Party Votes % Swing Seats Change
  Coalition          
  Liberal Party of Australia 4,741,458 40.47 +3.39 74 +5
  National Party of Australia 690,275 5.89 +0.28 12 −1
  Country Liberal Party 39,855 0.34 +0.02 1 0
  Australian Labor Party 4,408,820 37.63 −0.21 60 −4
  Australian Greens 841,734 7.19 +2.23 0 −1
  Family First Party 235,315 2.01 +2.01 0 0
  Australian Democrats 144,832 1.24 -4.17 0 0
  One Nation Party 139,956 1.19 −3.15 0 0
  Independents 286,206 2.44 −0.27 3 0
  Other 226,239 1.93 0 0
  Total 11,714,835     150
Two-party-preferred vote
  Liberal/National Coalition WIN 52.74 +1.79 87 +5
  Australian Labor Party   47.26 −1.79 60 -5

Independents: Peter Andren, Tony Windsor, Bob Katter

Projected two-party result[edit]

Party Votes % Swing Seats Change
  Liberal-National Coalition 6,062,376 52.60 +2.10% 87 +4
  Australian Labor Party 5,433,618 47.40 -2.10% 60 -4
Total 11,495,994 147

Votes cast in the three seats won by independents are not included.

New South Wales[edit]

Registered Voters 4,329,115
Votes Cast 4,099,501 Turnout 94.7% -0.7%
Informal Votes 250,807 Informal % 6.1% +0.7%
Party Primary Votes % Swing Seats Change
  Liberal Party of Australia 1,391,509 36.2 +2.6% 21 none
  National Party of Australia 353,721 9.2 0% 6 -1
   Total Coalition 1,745,230 45.4 +2.6% 27 -1
  Australian Labor Party 1,412,419 36.7 +0.2% 21 +1
  Australian Greens 311,375 8.1 +3.3% 0 none
  One Nation Party 53,895 1.4 -3.3% 0 none
  Christian Democrats 47,132 1.2 0% 0 none
  Australian Democrats 41,072 1.1 -3.1% 0 none
  Family First Party 29,619 0.8 0% 0 none
  Other 208,026 5.4 2 none
Total 3,848,768 50

Labor gained Parramatta from the Liberals and Richmond from the Nationals, but lost Greenway to the Liberals.

Victoria[edit]

Registered Voters 3,309,800
Votes Cast 3,139,881 Turnout 94.9% -0.7%
Informal Votes 250,807 Informal % 4.1% +0.1%
Party Primary Votes % Swing Seats Change
  Liberal Party of Australia 1,302,038 43.3 +4.2% 16 none
  National Party of Australia 105,577 3.5 +0.4% 2 none
   Total Coalition 1,407,615 46.8 +4.6% 18 none
  Australian Labor Party 1,217,921 40.4 -1.2% 19 none
  Australian Greens 224,423 7.4 +1.5% 0 none
  Family First Party 71,735 2.4 0% 0 none
  Australian Democrats 32,363 1.1 -5.1% 0 none
  One Nation Party 4,119 0.1 -1.1% 0 none
  Other 52,993 1.8 0 none
Total 3,011,069 37

Queensland[edit]

Registered Voters 2,475,611
Votes Cast 2,320,717 Turnout 93.7%
Informal Votes 119,829 Informal % 5.2% +0.3%
Party Primary Votes % Swing Seats Change
  Liberal Party of Australia 867,289 39.4 +2.9% 17 +1
  National Party of Australia 214,523 9.7 +0.6% 4 none
   Total Coalition 1,081,812 49.1 +3.5% 21 +1
  Australian Labor Party 765,507 34.8 -0.1% 6 -1
  Australian Greens 111,315 5.1 +1.6% 0 none
  Family First Party 80,820 3.7 0% 0 none
  One Nation Party 43,619 2.0 -5.1% 0 none
  Australian Democrats 30,257 1.4 -2.9% 0 none
  Other 87,562 4.0 1 none
Total 2,200,892 28

The Liberals won Bonner from Labor.

Western Australia[edit]

Party                                 Votes        %     Change    Seats
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Liberal Party of Australia               528,016   48.1  +06.7      10     +2
National Party of Australia                6,208   00.6  -00.4       -
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Total coalition                          502,294   48.8  +06.4       -
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Australian Labor Party                   381,298   34.7  -02.4       5     -2
Australian Greens                         84,100   07.7  +01.7       -
One Nation                                27,652   02.5  -03.8       -
Christian Democrats                       24,650   02.2  +01.1       -
Australian Democrats                      16,298   01.5  -03.2       -
Family First                               2,619   00.2              -
Others                                    58,271   05.3              -
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Total                                  1,097,183                    15
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The Liberals won Hasluck and Stirling from Labor.

South Australia[edit]

Party                                 Votes        %     Change    Seats
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Liberal Party of Australia               446,376   47.4  +01.5       8
National Party of Australia                9,611   01.0              -
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Total coalition                          455,987   48.4  +02.5       -
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Australian Labor Party                   346,073   36.7  +03.0       3
Australian Greens                         51,200   05.4  +01.7       -
Family First                              40,546   04.3              -
Australian Democrats                      17,684   01.9  -08.6       -
One Nation                                10,687   01.1  -03.6       -
Others                                    19,473   02.1              -
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Total                                    941,650                    11
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Labor won Adelaide and Hindmarsh from the Liberals, and the Liberals won Wakefield and Kingston from Labor.

Tasmania[edit]

Party                                 Votes        %     Change    Seats
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Australian Labor Party                   140,918   44.6  -02.3       3     -2
Liberal Party of Australia               132,724   42.0  +04.9       2     +2
Australian Greens                         31,242   09.9  +02.1       -
Family First                               8,973   02.8              -
Others                                     2,266   00.7              -
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Total                                    316,123                     5
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The Liberals won Bass and Braddon from Labor.

Australian Capital Territory[edit]

Party                                 Votes        %     Change    Seats
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Australian Labor Party                   104,836   50.2  +03.3       2
Liberal Party of Australia                73,508   35.2  +02.8       -
Australian Greens                         22,440   10.8  +03.7       -
Australian Democrats                       5,010   02.4  -05.6       -
Others                                     2,832   01.4              -
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Total                                    208,626                     2
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Northern Territory[edit]

Party                                 Votes        %     Change    Seats
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Australian Labor Party                    40,246   44.3  +01.4       1
Liberal Party of Australia                39,855   43.8  +03.3       1
Australian Greens                          5,646   06.2  +02.2       -
Australian Democrats                       2,152   02.4  -02.8       -
Family First                               1,000   01.1              -
Others                                     2,016   02.1              -
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Total                                     90,915                     2
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