Australian Electoral Commission

Tasmania

Updated: 14 August 2007
TASMANIA
Number of divisions: 5 %
Enrolled 331 675  
Turnout 318 874 96.14
Number of static polling booths 322  
Number of special hospital teams 17  
Number of pre poll centres 13  
ALP TCP 177 833 57.73
NON ALP TCP 130 185 42.27
Informal 10 856 3.40
Informal votes by category
Category Ballot Papers % 1996
Blanks 3 024 27.86 30.65
Number '1' only 2 562 23.60 31.42
Ticks and crosses 1 720 15.84 22.22
Langer style 747 6.88  
Non sequential 1 430 13.17  
Voter identified 2 0.02 0.09
Marks 1 315 12.11 14.04
Slogans making numbering illegible 1 0.01  
Other 55 0.51  
Total 10 856 3.40 2.35
Specific data
    Total votes Total informal %
Highest % informal division Bass 63 397 2 706 4.27
Lowest % informal division Denison 64 962 1 889 2.91
Absent votes   15 149 451 2.98
Postal votes   13 439 161 1.20
Pre poll votes   11 746 230 1.96
Provisional votes   2 778 145 5.22

graph showing informal voting trends for Tasmania 1901-2002

Informal votes by division