Election Of Senators For South Australia Federal Election 2016

Election Of Senators For South Australia Federal Election 2016

Federal Election Polling Day Saturday 2 July 2016

Australian Electoral Commission

South Australia Senators Have Been Decided

Victor P Taffa

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has announced that the count for the election of twelve Senators for South Australia was completed today.

The successful candidates for the twelve Senate vacancies for South Australia are (in order of their election):

Successful Candidates For The Twelve Senate Vacancies For South Australia

Candidate                                                             Party

BIRMINGHAM, Simon                                            Liberal

WONG, Penny                                                           Australian Labor Party

XENOPHON, Nick                                                   Nick Xenophon Team

BERNARDI, Cory                                                     Liberal

FARRELL, Don                                                         Australian Labor Party

GRIFF, Stirling                                                          Nick Xenophon Team

RUSTON, Anne                                                         Liberal

GALLACHER, Alex                                                  Australian Labor Party

FAWCETT, David                                                     Liberal

KAKOSCHKE-MOORE, Skye                                Nick Xenophon Team

HANSON-YOUNG, Sarah                                      The Greens

DAY, Bob                                                                    Family First


Counting continues in all seats for both the Senate and House of Representatives. All election results can be viewed on the Australian Electoral Commission website.

Results in the 2016 Federal Election must be completed and declared by the return of the election writ to the Governors-General on Monday 8 August 2016.

The Australian Electoral Officer for South Australia, Paul Hawes said the distribution of preferences was conducted today to elect the twelve South Australian Senators.

“As with all aspects of the count, the automated distribution of preferences undertaken today was open to scrutineers appointed by the candidates.” Mr. Hawes said.

Declaration Of The Poll

Mr. Hawes said the formal Declaration of the Poll for the 2016 election of Senators for South Australia will take place at 2.00 pm on Wednesday, 3 August 2016 and will be held at:

The Stamford Plaza Hotel, Crystal Room, Level 2, 150 North Terrace, Adelaide.