Declared Results House Of Representatives Divisions Federal Election 2019

Declared Results House Of Representatives Divisions Federal Election 2019

Federal Election Polling Day Saturday 18 May 2019

Australian Electoral Commission

Make Up For House Of Representatives Chamber

Victor P Taffa

Australian Electoral Commission has declared all Divisions in the 151 seat House of Representatives for the Federal Election held on Saturday 18 May 2019.

Postal and Pre-Poll votes have all been counted and a complete distribution of preferences has been conducted.

 

Australia does not have First Past The Post voting and electors must place a preference of choice for the candidates on the ballot paper.

Federal Elections are held every 3 years.

House of Representatives Divisions as declared by the Australian Electoral Commission are as follows:

Party                                       2019 Election             2016 Election

Liberal/National Coalition      77                                76

Liberal                                        44                                45

Liberal National Party            23                                21

The Nationals                          10                                10

Australian Labor Party           68                                69

The Greens                              1                                  1

Katter’s Australian Party        1                                  1

Centre Alliance                       1                                  1

Independent                            3                                  2

Total                                       151                              150

 

Explanations:

Following electoral redistribution, the House of Representatives increased in size by 1 seat to 151 seats. Increase came with the creation of the Division of Bean in the Australian Capital Territory.

76 seats are required for a party to form Majority Government.

Liberal Party and National Party forms an official coalition under a signed agreement with terms and conditions.

However, in the State of Queensland the Liberal Party merged with the National Party to form the Liberal National Party.