ACT Election Declaration Of The Poll To Take Place On 26 October 2016

ACT Election Declaration Of The Poll To Take Place On 26 October 2016

Polling Day Saturday 15 October 2016

ACT Electoral Commission

Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Legislative Assembly Election Final Results

Victor P Taffa

With the completion of the distribution of preferences for the ACT Legislative Assembly election, Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Phil Green, today announced the names of those candidates to be elected to the Assembly to represent Canberra’s five electorates.

Candidates to be elected, in the order in which they were successful in the count, are:


  • Andrew Wall (Canberra Liberals)
  • Mick Gentleman (ACT Labor)
  • Joy Burch (ACT Labor)
  • Mark Parton (Canberra Liberals)
  • Nicole Lawder (Canberra Liberals)


  • Yvette Berry (ACT Labor)
  • Vicki Dunne (Canberra Liberals)
  • Elizabeth Kikkert (Canberra Liberals)
  • Tara Cheyne (ACT Labor)
  • Gordon Ramsay (ACT Labor)


  • Andrew Barr (ACT Labor)
  • Shane Rattenbury (The Greens)
  • Elizabeth Lee (Canberra Liberals)
  • Steve Doszpot (Canberra Liberals)
  • Rachel Stephen-Smith (ACT Labor)


  • Jeremy Hanson (Canberra Liberals)
  • Bec Cody (ACT Labor)
  • Chris Steel (ACT Labor)
  • Giulia Jones (Canberra Liberals)
  • Caroline Le Couteur (The Greens)


  • Meegan Fitzharris (ACT Labor)
  • Alistair Coe (Canberra Liberals)
  • Michael Pettersson (ACT Labor)
  • Suzanne Orr (ACT Labor)
  • James Milligan (Canberra Liberals)

It is expected that the declaration of the poll will take place on Wednesday 26 October 2016.


Makeup Of The Legislative Assembly

An electoral redistribution was conducted prior to this election with the creation of 5 electorates in a Parliamentary Chamber of 25 Electorates.

Following the 15 October 2016 Election the new look Legislative Assembly is as follows:

Party                                      Seats Held

ACT Labor                                12

Canberra Liberals                  11

The Greens                              2

Total Seats                          25