Update: The result today saw Scott Ludlam (GRN) and Wayne Dropulich (Sports Party) elected instead of the PUP and ALP candidates who had won in the first count. The margin at the key point is 12 votes, a net turn-around of 26 votes. The case seems set to head to the Court of Disputed Returns.
Articles from The Tally Room
Last night’s result was very dramatic, and something most people weren’t expecting.
Miranda isn’t exactly strong Labor territory, and the massive 22% swing in 2011 seemed to indicate a reversion to form for an area that’s mostly contained in the federal seat of Cook, a very safe Liberal seat.
Primary vote results
The ALP has just announced the result of the Labor leadership election – the first election that gave a say to members.
Overall, Bill Shorten won a large majority amongst MPs, while Anthony Albanese won a large majority amongst members. Shorten’s majority in the caucus was larger, and that produced a 52.02% majority.
I’m a graduate of the University of Sydney, and today ballots were sent out to all graduates of the university to vote in the quadrennial election of five Graduate Fellows to sit on the Senate.
I’ve finally finished my post-election maps for Germany, for those who may be interested.
I have updated the maps for the 2013 election on the Maps page to reflect the ‘first vote’ results in each constituency. I have also added a map for the 2005 election. I am missing maps for the four Lander that changed boundaries between 2005 and 2009. If you have any data you can share to help with this, please let me know.