Bennelong Federal By-Election 2017 First Preference Count

Bennelong Federal By-Election 2017 First Preference Count

Polling Day Saturday 16 December 2017

Australian Electoral Commission

Bennelong Voters Have Their Say

Victor P Taffa

Australian Electoral Commission has released candidate First Preference Votes polled for the Bennelong Federal By-Election held on Saturday 16 December 2017.

40 of 41 Polling Places Returned

Enrolment: 106,582

Turnout: 73.88%

Informality: 7.45%

 

12 Nominated Candidates In Ballot Paper Draw Order

Candidate                          Party/ Independent                                          Votes            % Vote

ROBINSON, Tony                Australian Liberty Alliance                                     636                  0.87%

FOLITARIK, Wesley            Sustainable Australia                                               829                  1.14%

JANSSON, James                 Science Party                                                              903                  1.24%

ALEXANDER, John             Liberal                                                                         32,226             44.22%

KENEALLY, Kristina           Labor                                                                            26,429             36.26%

PLATTER, James                 Australian People’s Party                                          151                  0.21%

ALICK, Justin                       The Greens                                                                    5,010               6.87%

ZIEBELL, Anthony John     Affordable Housing Party                                          624                  0.86%

FELS, Anthony                     Non-Custodial Parents Party (Equal Parenting)    116                  0.16%

RICHA, Joram                      Australian Conservatives                                            3,262               4.48%

CAO, Gui Dong                     Christian Democratic Party (Fred Nile Group)       2,307               3.17%

GOLDING, Chris                   Australian Progressives                                               388                  0.53%

Total Formal                                                                                                           72,881             92.55%

Total Informal                                                                                                        5,866               7.45%

Total                                                                                                                           78,747

Count Not Final

 

Two Candidate Preferred 2017 Federal By-Election

Candidate                          Party               Votes               Margin           Margin (%)

ALEXANDER, John             Liberal             39,556             6,230               54.27%

KENEALLY, Kristina           Labor               33,326             -6,230              45.73%

 

2016 Federal Election Result

Two Candidate Preferred (TCP) For Bennelong (NSW)

Candidate                           Party            Votes             Margin       Margin (%)

HOWSON, Lyndal                 Labor                37,154             17,923             40.28%

ALEXANDER, John              Liberal              55,077             17,923             59.72%