Tasmanian Legislative Council periodic elections, 2006
Periodic elections for the Tasmanian Legislative Council were held on 6 May 2006. The two seats up for election were Rowallan, held by independent MLC Greg Hall, and Wellington, held by Labor MLC Doug Parkinson. Rowallan was last contested in 2001, while Wellington was last contested in 2000.
|Total formal votes||16,915||94.56||+0.33|
Labor MLC Doug Parkinson first entered the Legislative Council as the member for Hobart in 1994. He successfully transferred to Wellington in 2000. In the leadup to the election there was speculation that the Tasmanian Greens were close to winning the seat; their candidate was Marrette Corby. The other candidates all appeared on the ballot as independents. Michael Fracalossi was a member of the Christian Democratic Party. Marti Zucco was a Hobart City Council alderman. The other independents were Stephen Roomes and Paul Hiscutt.
|Total formal votes||16,957||96.46||+1.34|
- Bonham, Kevin (23 April 2006). "Why the Greens won't win Wellington". Tasmanian Times. Retrieved 14 March 2013.
- "Division of Nelson". 2006 Legislative Council election results. Tasmanian Electoral Commission. 2006. Retrieved 14 March 2013.
- "Division of Pembroke". 2006 Legislative Council election results. Tasmanian Electoral Commission. 2006. Retrieved 14 March 2013.