House of Assembly Election Results

29 August 1998

Notes

 

BASS

BRADDON

DENISON

FRANKLIN

LYONS

STATEWIDE

Enrolment

64,658

60,956

65,777

64,185

67,178

322,754

Valid Vote

58,614

56,126

59,390

58,864

61,684

294,678

Quota 9,770 9,355 9,899 9,811 10,281  

Informal Vote

2,487

2,456

2,310

2,262

2,462

11,977

ALP

24,099
(41.1%)

24,730
(44.1%)

27,502
(46.3%)

26,888
(45.7%)

28,762
(46.6%)

131,981
(44.8%)

Liberal

24,594
(41.9%)

23,717
(42.2%)

21,501
(36.2%)

21,759
(37.0%)

20,575
(33.4%)

112,146
(38.1%)

Tasmanian
Greens

5,326
(9.1%)

4,563
(8.1%)

7,789
(13.1%)

6,105
(10.4%)

6,225
(10.1%)

30,008
(10.2%)

Tasmania
First Party

3,348
(5.7%)

1,909
(3.4%)

1,369
(2.3%)

2,269
(3.9%)

6,122
(9.9%)

15,017
(5.1%)

Australian
Democrats

949
(1.6%)

(uncontested)

699
(1.2%)

979
(1.7%)

(uncontested)

2,627
(0.9 %)

Other

298
(0.5%)

1,207
(2.2%)

530
(0.9%)

864
(1.5%)

(uncontested)

2,899
(1.0%)

Source: Tasmanian Electoral Commission

  • Parliamentary Reform Act (1998) [Act 31/1998] reduced the size of House of Assembly to 25 MHAs from the previous number of 35 MHAs.
  • Seats won:
    • ALP-14
    • Liberal-10
    • Greens-1
  • Dates:
    • Parliament Dissolved: 29 July 1998
    • Issue of the Writs: 4 August 1998
    • Close of the Roll: 4 August 1998
    • Close of Nominations: 14 August 1998
    • Polling Day: 29 August 1998
    • Return of Writs: 14 September 1998

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