Election results

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Report

The 2022 Australian federal election: results from the Australian Election Study

This report presents findings from the 2022 Australian Election Study (AES). The AES surveyed a nationally representative sample of 2,508 voters after the 2022 Australian federal election to find out what shaped their choices in the election.
Report

Election 2022: an opportunity to establish a long-term Labor government

In June 2022, the the ALP National Executive moved to commence a review of Labor's 2022 federal election campaign, and Greg Combet and Lenda Oshalem to lead the review. This report outlines the findings.
Report

Trends in Australian political opinion: results from the Australian Election Study, 1987-2022

The Australian Election Study (AES) provides the most sophisticated and comprehensive source of evidence ever collected on political attitudes and behaviour in Australia. This monograph presents the long-term trends over time in voter attitudes and behaviour in Australia. Situating the 2022 election in historical context...
Briefing paper

Research note: policy priorities and the 2022 Australian federal election result

This research note focuses on the policy priorities that appear to have shaped the 2022 Australian federal election result, and is written to accompany the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods/School of Politics and International Relations Symposium on 'Realignment or dealignment? Survey perspectives on...
Report

Post-election briefing 2022: changing constituencies, changing prospects for reform

The 2022 federal election has reshaped Australia's political landscape. Labor will form government despite having an astonishingly low primary vote of around 32%. This paper summarises the election campaign, the results, the key themes, and the prospects for real, impactful reform in the new parliament.
Discussion paper

Between sense and nonsense: the predictive power of the electoral pendulum

This paper asks whether the electoral pendulum is a 'good guide' for election watchers and, if so, is it understood and used appropriately by the public.
Guide

Queensland State Election 2020: a quick guide

This guide provides a brief overview of the 2020 Queensland Legislative Assembly election results and the new ministry appointed after the election. It also includes background information on the electoral system in Queensland, a summary of the 2020 election results, and details of byelections and...
Guide

The 2020 Northern Territory election: a quick guide

The 2020 Northern Territory (NT) election was held on 22 August 2020. It was the first Australian state or territory election held during the COVID-19 pandemic. This quick guide summarises the election and its results, and the political context in the lead up to the...
Report

Electorate voting patterns, preliminary results 2020

This document provides tables of candidate and party vote percentages by electorate (based on the total votes counted) and organised broadly north to south in geographical terms. The election night totals may be affected by special votes, including overseas, comprising some 17% of all votes...
Book

A populist exception?

The ‘spectre of populism’ might be an apt description for what is happening in different parts of the world, but does it apply to New Zealand? This book draws on the 2017 New Zealand Election Study to uncover New Zealanders’ political attitudes and preferences post-election.
Report

The 2019 federal election

This paper provides an overview of the 2019 federal election, including the results, the political environment, and the major features of the campaign.
Guide

2019 electoral pocketbook

This Pocketbook includes data on the types of votes cast, formal and informal votes, election funding and financial disclosure at the 2019 federal election.
Working paper

Electoral administration and Aboriginal voting power in the Northern Territory: reality and potential viewed from the 2019 federal election

Looking back from 2019, this paper explores the contribution of Aboriginal votes to federal elections in the Northern Territory. It argues that Aboriginal votes have made the Territory stronger for Labor, compared to regional areas of Queensland and Western Australia.
Report

2019 Australian federal election: results from the Australian Election Study

This report presents findings from the 2019 Australian Election Study (AES). The AES surveyed a nationally representative sample of 2,179 voters after the 2019 Australian federal election to find out what shaped their choices.
Commentary

Does the economy trump all else?

Labor’s election review hasn’t quite nailed the party’s key problem, writes Paul Rodan.
Briefing paper

2019 New South Wales election: analysis of results

This paper provides basic details and analysis of the results of the 2019 New South Wales election. It includes summaries of the results in all lower house electoral districts, comparisons with the 2015 election, and statistical analysis of results and swings across districts and regions.
Report

States of change: how demographic change is transforming the Republican and Democratic parties

This investigation turns up a number of key findings that illuminate how significantly the compositions of the Democratic and Republican parties have changed over the years and are likely to change in the future.
Briefing paper

The 2018 Victorian State Election

This paper examines the 2018 Victorian state election, providing description and analysis of the results in two main sections. Part A provides an overview of the election campaign, key policies, news coverage and polling data. Part B provides statistical tables of the results for each...
Guide

New South Wales state election 2019: a quick guide

This guide provides a brief overview of the 2019 New South Wales Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council election results and the new ministry appointed after the election. It also includes background information on the electoral system in New South Wales, a summary of the 2015...
Commentary

Final 2019 election results: education divide explains the Coalition’s upset victory

According to election results, areas with low levels of tertiary education swung strongly to the Coalition in NSW and Queensland, helping propel Scott Morrison to victory.