Batman Federal By-Election 2018 First Preference Count

Batman Federal By-Election 2018 First Preference Count

Polling Day Saturday 17 March 2018

Australian Electoral Commission

Batman Voters Have Their Say

Victor P Taffa

Australian Electoral Commission has released candidate First Preference Votes polled for the Batman Federal By-Election held on Saturday 17 March 2018.

Batman (VIC)

Enrolment:      111,857

Turnout:          81.40%

Informality:     6.21%

 

10 Nominated Candidates In Ballot Paper Draw Order

Candidate                             Party/ Independent            Votes            % Vote

GENTLE, Yvonne                   Rise Up Australia Party            2,217               2.60%

KEARNEY, Ged                       Australian Labor Party            36,840            43.14%

BHATHAL, Alex                      The Greens                                 33,725             39.49%

BAILEY, Kevin Christopher  Australian Conservatives        5,471               6.41%

BURNS, Tegan                         Australian People‚Äôs Party        496                  0.58%

ROBINSON, Debbie               Australian Liberty Alliance     1,186               1.39%

VAN LIESHOUT, Teresa        Independent                             1,245               1.46%

WHITEHEAD, Adrian                                                                 745                  0.87%

MCDONALD, Mark                Sustainable Australia              951                   1.11%

SMITH, Miranda Joyce          Animal Justice Party               2,528               2.96%

Total Formal                                                                          85,404          93.79%

Total Informal                                                                       5,650             6.21%

Total                                                                                          91,054                        

 

Two Candidate Preferred (TCP) For Batman (VIC)

Candidate                  Party          Votes               Margin           Margin (%)

KEARNEY, Ged           ALP                46,446             7,488               54.38%

BHATHAL, Alex          GRN               38,958             -7,488              45.62%

2016 Federal Election Result

Two Candidate Preferred (TCP) For Batman (VIC)

Candidate                 Party          Votes              Margin           Margin (%)

BHATHAL, Alex         GRN               44,124             -1,853              48.97%

FEENEY, David          ALP                45,977             1,853               51.03%

 

Division of Batman

First Proclaimed/Election                  1906

 

Abbreviations

AEDT             Australian Eastern Daylight Saving Time

ALP                Australian Labor Party

GRN               The Greens

VIC                 Victoria