House of Assembly Election Results

28 July 1979

Notes

 

BASS

BRADDON

DENISON

FRANKLIN

WILMOT

STATEWIDE

Enrolment

53,604 51,413 54,390 53,375 52,646 265,428

Valid Vote

48,367 46,039 48,376 48,766 47,736 239,284
Quota 6,046 5,755 6,048 6,096 5,968  

Informal Vote

2,163 1,806 1,871 1,675 2,067 9,582

ALP

24,312
(50.3%)

24,956
(54.2%)

24,516
(50.7%)

29,636
(60.8%)

26,553
(55.6%)

129,973
(54.3%)

Liberal

21,602
(44.7%)
19,671
(42.7%)
20,301
(42.0%)
16,525
(33.9%)
20,746
(43.5%)
98,845
(41.3%)

Australian Democrats

not contested
917
(2.0%)
3,559
(7.4%)
2,382
(4.9%)
not contested
6,858
(2.9%)

Grouped Independents

446
(0.9%)




446
(0.2%)

Other

2,007
(4.1%)
495
(1.1%)

223
(0.5%)
437
(0.9%)
3,162
(1.3%)

Source: Tasmanian Electoral Commission

  • Seats won:
    • ALP-20
    • Liberal-15
  • Dates:
    • Issue of the Writs: 4 July 1979
    • Close of Nominations: 13 July 1979
    • Polling Day: 28 July 1979
    • Return of Writs: 7 August 1979

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