House of Assembly Election Results

15 May 1982

Notes

 

BASS

BRADDON

DENISON

FRANKLIN

WILMOT

STATEWIDE

Enrolment

56,755 55,227 56,707 58,167 56,693 283,549

Valid Vote

50,186 48,590 49,601 51,410 50,309 250,096
Quota 6,274 6,074 6,201 6,427 6,289  

Informal Vote

3,106 2,579 2,965 3,270 3,085 15,005

ALP

18,365
(36.6%)

20,069
(41.3%)

14,193
(28.6%)

18,535
(36.1%)

21,022
(41.8%)

92,184
(36.9%)

Liberal

25,251
(50.3%)
24,175
(49.8%)
24,228
(48.8%)
22,135
(43.1%)
25,557
(50.8%)
121,346
(48.5%)

Australian Democrats

1,933
(3.9%)
1,939
(4.0%)
5,111
(10.3%)
2,673
(5.2%)
1,820
(3.6%)
13,476
(5.4%)

Grouped Independents

4,637
(9.2%)
1,900
(3.9%)
5,113
(10.3%)
7,795
(15.2%)
1,108
(2.2%)
20,553
(8.2%)

Other

  507
(1.0%)
956
(1.9%)
272
(0.5%)
802
(1.6%)
2,537
(1.0%)

Source: Tasmanian Electoral Commission

  • Seats won:
    • ALP-14
    • Liberal-19
    • Democrats-1
    • Independent-1
  • Dates:
    • Issue of the Writs: 5 April 1982
    • Close of Nominations: 16 April 1982
    • Polling Day: 15 May 1982
    • Return of Writs: 25 May 1982

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