Analysis of Informal Voting, House of Representatives, 2010 Federal Election: Appendix F (Queensland divisions)

Updated: 30 May 2013

Queensland

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B

Blair

(Demographic rating: Rural)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 83 045
Turnout 77 998 93.92 -1.07
Informal votes 4 589 5.88 2.03
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 62 387 4 096 66 483 6.16
Absent 3 783 254 4 037 6.29
Postal 5 701 174 5 875 2.96
Pre-poll 1 343 50 1 393 3.59
Provisional 195 15 210 7.14
Total 73 409 4 589 77 998 5.88

(a) Comprises 62 322 votes cast at 51 static polling places, 3 797 votes cast at two pre-poll centres, and 364 votes cast through three Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 345 29.3
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 440 31.4
Incomplete numbering – Other 83 1.8
Ticks and crosses 437 9.5
Other symbols 14 0.3
Non-sequential numbering 194 4.2
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 968 21.1
Illegible numbering 3 0.1
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 104 2.3
Total 4 589 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Redbank Plains (Blair) 168 1 698 9.89
Lowest % informal Special Hospital Team 3 0 114 0.00

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

Bonner

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 92 661
Turnout 86 594 93.45 -1.88
Informal votes 4 429 5.11 2.14
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 66 041 3 726 69 767 5.34
Absent 5 560 356 5 916 6.02
Postal 7 182 205 7 387 2.78
Pre-poll 3 242 127 3 369 3.77
Provisional 140 15 155 9.68
Total 82 165 4 429 86 594 5.11

(a) Comprises 66 386 votes cast at 33 static polling places, 3 010 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 371 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 032 23.3
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 494 33.7
Incomplete numbering – Other 182 4.1
Ticks and crosses 430 9.7
Other symbols 16 0.4
Non-sequential numbering 345 7.8
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 754 17.0
Illegible numbering 12 0.3
Voter identified 6 0.1
Other 158 3.6
Total 4 429 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Special Hospital Team 2 16 183 8.74
Lowest % informal Divisional Office (PREPOLL) 3 161 1.86

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

Bowman

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 91 856
Turnout 86 617 94.30 -0.94
Informal votes 4 672 5.39 2.01
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 70 120 4 161 74 281 5.60
Absent 3 254 222 3 476 6.39
Postal 6 296 205 6 501 3.15
Pre-poll 2 152 69 2 221 3.11
Provisional 123 15 138 10.87
Total 81 945 4 672 86 617 5.39

(a) Comprises 66 260 votes cast at 31 static polling places, 7 830 votes cast at two pre-poll centres, and 191 votes cast through a Special Hospital Team.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 218 26.1
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 504 32.2
Incomplete numbering – Other 162 3.5
Ticks and crosses 439 9.4
Other symbols 8 0.2
Non-sequential numbering 324 6.9
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 887 19.0
Illegible numbering 10 0.2
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 119 2.5
Total 4 672 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Lamb Island 19 210 9.05
Lowest % informal Ormiston 100 3 121 3.20

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

Brisbane

(Demographic rating: Inner Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 92 197
Turnout 84 218 91.35 -3.86
Informal votes 3 169 3.76 0.88
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 62 976 2 534 65 510 3.87
Absent 6 967 312 7 279 4.29
Postal 5 683 170 5 853 2.90
Pre-poll 5 216 138 5 354 2.58
Provisional 207 15 222 6.76
Total 81 049 3 169 84 218 3.76

(a) Comprises 62 450 votes cast at 38 static polling places, 2 821 votes cast at two pre-poll centres, and 239 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 719 22.7
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 071 33.8
Incomplete numbering – Other 118 3.7
Ticks and crosses 362 11.4
Other symbols 4 0.1
Non-sequential numbering 195 6.2
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 531 16.8
Illegible numbering 12 0.4
Voter identified 4 0.1
Other 153 4.8
Total 3 169 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Stafford West (Brisbane) 32 419 7.64
Lowest % informal Ashgrove West (Brisbane) 20 1 283 1.56

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

C

Capricornia

(Demographic rating: Provincial)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 91 961
Turnout 85 643 93.13 -2.27
Informal votes 5 263 6.15 2.83
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 67 480 4 665 72 145 6.47
Absent 4 240 333 4 573 7.28
Postal 5 991 151 6 142 2.46
Pre-poll 2 565 104 2 669 3.90
Provisional 104 10 114 8.77
Total 80 380 5 263 85 643 6.15

(a) Comprises 62 546 votes cast at 65 static polling places, 9 049 votes cast at 14 pre-poll centres, and 550 votes cast through five Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 568 29.8
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 435 27.3
Incomplete numbering – Other 131 2.5
Ticks and crosses 457 8.7
Other symbols 4 0.1
Non-sequential numbering 428 8.1
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 039 19.7
Illegible numbering 18 0.3
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 183 3.5
Total 5 263 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Port Curtis 22 174 12.64
Lowest % informal Sarina Range 3 109 2.75

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

D

Dawson

(Demographic rating: Rural)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 94 533
Turnout 88 019 93.11 -2.30
Informal votes 5 070 5.76 1.94
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 71 206 4 577 75 783 6.04
Absent 4 530 264 4 794 5.51
Postal 5 207 154 5 361 2.87
Pre-poll 1 873 64 1 937 3.30
Provisional 133 11 144 7.64
Total 82 949 5 070 88 019 5.76

(a) Comprises 66 329 votes cast at 61 static polling places, 9 108 votes cast at 16 pre-poll centres, and 346 votes cast through four Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 600 31.6
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 449 28.6
Incomplete numbering – Other 84 1.7
Ticks and crosses 494 9.7
Other symbols 21 0.4
Non-sequential numbering 197 3.9
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 118 22.1
Illegible numbering 9 0.2
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 98 1.9
Total 5 070 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Wulguru 224 2 557 8.76
Lowest % informal Mount Ossa 6 193 3.11

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

Dickson

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 90 130
Turnout 85 206 94.54 -0.83
Informal votes 3 755 4.41 1.62
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 67 587 3 200 70 787 4.52
Absent 4 981 305 5 286 5.77
Postal 6 195 159 6 354 2.50
Pre-poll 2 548 82 2 630 3.12
Provisional 140 9 149 6.04
Total 81 451 3 755 85 206 4.41

(a) Comprises 65 924 votes cast at 27 static polling places, 4 775 votes cast at two pre-poll centres, and 88 votes cast through a Special Hospital Team.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 021 27.2
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 139 30.3
Incomplete numbering – Other 151 4.0
Ticks and crosses 264 7.0
Other symbols 4 0.1
Non-sequential numbering 211 5.6
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 882 23.5
Illegible numbering 5 0.1
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 77 2.1
Total 3 755 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Brisbane City (Dickson) 9 109 8.26
Lowest % informal Ferny Hills North 91 3 545 2.57

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

F

Fadden

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 85 225
Turnout 78 326 91.90 -0.34
Informal votes 4 734 6.04 1.73
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 62 313 4 188 66 501 6.30
Absent 3 833 270 4 103 6.58
Postal 4 904 172 5 076 3.39
Pre-poll 2 335 89 2 424 3.67
Provisional 207 15 222 6.76
Total 73 592 4 734 78 326 6.04

(a) Comprises 56 347 votes cast at 33 static polling places, 9 949 votes cast at five pre-poll centres, and 205 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 292 27.3
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 563 33.0
Incomplete numbering – Other 134 2.8
Ticks and crosses 460 9.7
Other symbols 9 0.2
Non-sequential numbering 180 3.8
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 012 21.4
Illegible numbering 11 0.2
Voter identified 2 0.0
Other 71 1.5
Total 4 734 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Nerang West (Fadden) 16 123 13.01
Lowest % informal Coomera Springs (Fadden) 5 142 3.52

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

Fairfax

(Demographic rating: Rural)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 89 726
Turnout 83 252 92.78 -0.34
Informal votes 4 186 5.03 1.64
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 67 124 3 705 70 829 5.23
Absent 4 247 237 4 484 5.29
Postal 4 955 134 5 089 2.63
Pre-poll 2 620 101 2 721 3.71
Provisional 120 9 129 6.98
Total 79 066 4 186 83 252 5.03

(a) Comprises 59 901 votes cast at 37 static polling places, 10 583 votes cast at five pre-poll centres, and 345 votes cast through three Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 255 30.0
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 268 30.3
Incomplete numbering – Other 54 1.3
Ticks and crosses 524 12.5
Other symbols 5 0.1
Non-sequential numbering 93 2.2
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 928 22.2
Illegible numbering 5 0.1
Voter identified 2 0.0
Other 52 1.2
Total 4 186 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Mooloolaba (Fairfax) 37 387 9.56
Lowest % informal Montville (Fairfax) 5 245 2.04

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

Fisher

(Demographic rating: Rural)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 83 724
Turnout 77 665 92.76 -0.35
Informal votes 4 013 5.17 2.36
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 61 485 3 502 64 987 5.39
Absent 4 465 262 4 727 5.54
Postal 4 779 133 4 912 2.71
Pre-poll 2 788 105 2 893 3.63
Provisional 135 11 146 7.53
Total 73 652 4 013 77 665 5.17

(a) Comprises 56 487 votes cast at 33 static polling places, 8 158 votes cast at four pre-poll centres, and 342 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 123 28.0
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 165 29.0
Incomplete numbering – Other 54 1.3
Ticks and crosses 428 10.7
Other symbols 10 0.2
Non-sequential numbering 125 3.1
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 040 25.9
Illegible numbering 5 0.1
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 63 1.6
Total 4 013 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Beerburrum 38 371 10.24
Lowest % informal Montville (Fisher) 14 542 2.58

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

Flynn

(Demographic rating: Rural)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 91 349
Turnout 84 394 92.39 -2.72
Informal votes 4 502 5.33 1.38
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 62 976 3 823 66 799 5.72
Absent 5 589 350 5 939 5.89
Postal 7 823 193 8 016 2.41
Pre-poll 3 287 119 3 406 3.49
Provisional 217 17 234 7.26
Total 79 892 4 502 84 394 5.33

(a) Comprises 61 501 votes cast at 91 static polling places, 5 179 votes cast at 16 pre-poll centres, and 119 votes cast through four Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 321 29.3
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 419 31.5
Incomplete numbering – Other 94 2.1
Ticks and crosses 393 8.7
Other symbols 11 0.2
Non-sequential numbering 281 6.2
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 887 19.7
Illegible numbering 18 0.4
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 78 1.7
Total 4 502 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Woorabinda 27 215 12.56
Lowest % informal Bancroft 1 100 1.00

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

Forde

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 82 535
Turnout 75 655 91.66 -1.03
Informal votes 5 397 7.13 2.42
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 56 470 4 713 61 183 7.70
Absent 4 554 325 4 879 6.66
Postal 5 853 209 6 062 3.45
Pre-poll 3 168 134 3 302 4.06
Provisional 213 16 229 6.99
Total 70 258 5 397 75 655 7.13

(a) Comprises 57 642 votes cast at 35 static polling places, 3 254 votes cast at two pre-poll centres, and 287 votes cast through three Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 506 27.9
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 687 31.3
Incomplete numbering – Other 73 1.4
Ticks and crosses 602 11.2
Other symbols 10 0.2
Non-sequential numbering 192 3.6
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 212 22.5
Illegible numbering 7 0.1
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 107 2.0
Total 5 397 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Pimpama 102 767 13.30
Lowest % informal Kimberley Park 64 1 718 3.73

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

G

Griffith

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 92 573
Turnout 84 549 91.33 -2.29
Informal votes 4 137 4.89 2.01
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 65 285 3 510 68 795 5.10
Absent 5 967 336 6 303 5.33
Postal 6 033 174 6 207 2.80
Pre-poll 2 960 98 3 058 3.20
Provisional 167 19 186 10.22
Total 80 412 4 137 84 549 4.89

(a) Comprises 64 228 votes cast at 40 static polling places, 4 315 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 252 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 774 18.7
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 484 35.9
Incomplete numbering – Other 268 6.5
Ticks and crosses 385 9.3
Other symbols 12 0.3
Non-sequential numbering 424 10.2
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 667 16.1
Illegible numbering 15 0.4
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 107 2.6
Total 4 137 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Princess Alexandra Hospital 37 329 11.25
Lowest % informal Bulimba Heights 28 1 226 2.28

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

Groom

(Demographic rating: Provincial)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 93 364
Turnout 88 156 94.42 -1.04
Informal votes 3 655 4.15 1.09
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 71 526 3 260 74 786 4.36
Absent 4 183 184 4 367 4.21
Postal 6 947 163 7 110 2.29
Pre-poll 1 698 46 1 744 2.64
Provisional 147 2 149 1.34
Total 84 501 3 655 88 156 4.15

(a) Comprises 68 202 votes cast at 51 static polling places, 6 155 votes cast at two pre-poll centres, and 429 votes cast through three Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 999 27.3
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 192 32.6
Incomplete numbering – Other 61 1.7
Ticks and crosses 302 8.3
Other symbols 9 0.2
Non-sequential numbering 137 3.7
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 895 24.5
Illegible numbering 6 0.2
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 53 1.5
Total 3 655 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Rockville 94 1 192 7.89
Lowest % informal Special Hospital Team 1 0 106 0.00

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

H

Herbert

(Demographic rating: Provincial)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 91 044
Turnout 84 299 92.59 -1.07
Informal votes 5 281 6.26 2.04
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 69 110 4 765 73 875 6.45
Absent 3 290 252 3 542 7.11
Postal 4 330 152 4 482 3.39
Pre-poll 2 052 89 2 141 4.16
Provisional 236 23 259 8.88
Total 79 018 5 281 84 299 6.26

(a) Comprises 68 764 votes cast at 42 static polling places, 4 751 votes cast at two pre-poll centres, and 360 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 474 27.9
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 755 33.2
Incomplete numbering – Other 41 0.8
Ticks and crosses 585 11.1
Other symbols 10 0.2
Non-sequential numbering 154 2.9
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 167 22.1
Illegible numbering 7 0.1
Voter identified 3 0.1
Other 85 1.6
Total 5 281 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Palm Island 81 566 14.31
Lowest % informal Pallarenda 12 421 2.85

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

Hinkler

(Demographic rating: Provincial)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 91 371
Turnout 85 528 93.61 -0.86
Informal votes 4 765 5.57 1.67
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 68 918 4 295 73 213 5.87
Absent 3 298 217 3 515 6.17
Postal 6 241 170 6 411 2.65
Pre-poll 2 171 73 2 244 3.25
Provisional 135 10 145 6.90
Total 80 763 4 765 85 528 5.57

(a) Comprises 62 333 votes cast at 41 static polling places, 10 335 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 545 votes cast through four Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 450 30.4
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 276 26.8
Incomplete numbering – Other 74 1.6
Ticks and crosses 423 8.9
Other symbols 18 0.4
Non-sequential numbering 275 5.8
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 157 24.3
Illegible numbering 20 0.4
Voter identified 2 0.0
Other 70 1.5
Total 4 765 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Booyal 12 102 11.76
Lowest % informal Special Hospital Team 4 4 164 2.44

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

K

Kennedy

(Demographic rating: Rural)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 94 434
Turnout 86 370 91.46 -2.44
Informal votes 4 648 5.38 1.44
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 68 193 4 005 72 198 5.55
Absent 4 980 387 5 367 7.21
Postal 5 365 126 5 491 2.29
Pre-poll 2 846 107 2 953 3.62
Provisional 338 23 361 6.37
Total 81 722 4 648 86 370 5.38

(a) Comprises 67 264 votes cast at 103 static polling places, 4 499 votes cast at 19 pre-poll centres, 282 votes cast through 12 Special Hospital Teams and 153 votes cast through a Remote Mobile Team.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 948 20.4
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 720 37.0
Incomplete numbering – Other 129 2.8
Ticks and crosses 508 10.9
Other symbols 25 0.5
Non-sequential numbering 271 5.8
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 781 16.8
Illegible numbering 21 0.5
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 245 5.3
Total 4 648 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Doomadgee 63 333 18.92
Lowest % informal Chillagoe 1 153 0.65

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

L

Leichhardt

(Demographic rating: Rural)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 93 113
Turnout 84 829 91.10 -1.36
Informal votes 5 017 5.91 0.89
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 69 943 4 558 74 501 6.12
Absent 2 868 182 3 050 5.97
Postal 4 271 152 4 423 3.44
Pre-poll 2 450 105 2 555 4.11
Provisional 280 20 300 6.67
Total 79 812 5 017 84 829 5.91

(a) Comprises 63 427 votes cast at 50 static polling places, 8 675 votes cast at 12 pre-poll centres, 201 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams and 2 198 votes cast through three Remote Mobile Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 367 27.2
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 478 29.5
Incomplete numbering – Other 183 3.6
Ticks and crosses 426 8.5
Other symbols 14 0.3
Non-sequential numbering 414 8.3
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 039 20.7
Illegible numbering 14 0.3
Voter identified 2 0.0
Other 80 1.6
Total 5 017 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Lockhart River 39 248 15.73
Lowest % informal Stratford 26 913 2.85

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

Lilley

(Demographic rating: Inner Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 97 407
Turnout 91 098 93.52 -2.33
Informal votes 4 153 4.56 1.61
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 72 281 3 555 75 836 4.69
Absent 5 548 301 5 849 5.15
Postal 6 602 205 6 807 3.01
Pre-poll 2 362 80 2 442 3.28
Provisional 152 12 164 7.32
Total 86 945 4 153 91 098 4.56

(a) Comprises 71 166 votes cast at 43 static polling places, 4 385 votes cast at six pre-poll centres, and 285 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 983 23.7
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 491 35.9
Incomplete numbering – Other 105 2.5
Ticks and crosses 418 10.1
Other symbols 11 0.3
Non-sequential numbering 226 5.4
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 850 20.5
Illegible numbering 11 0.3
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 58 1.4
Total 4 153 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Brighton East 58 910 6.37
Lowest % informal Divisional Office (PREPOLL) 3 139 2.16

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

Longman

(Demographic rating: Provincial)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 87 046
Turnout 81 379 93.49 0.21
Informal votes 5 929 7.29 3.77
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 63 600 5 282 68 882 7.67
Absent 3 708 315 4 023 7.83
Postal 5 839 222 6 061 3.66
Pre-poll 2 111 101 2 212 4.57
Provisional 192 9 201 4.48
Total 75 450 5 929 81 379 7.29

(a) Comprises 62 677 votes cast at 32 static polling places, 5 969 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 236 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 681 28.4
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 367 23.1
Incomplete numbering – Other 248 4.2
Ticks and crosses 333 5.6
Other symbols 30 0.5
Non-sequential numbering 781 13.2
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 311 22.1
Illegible numbering 77 1.3
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 100 1.7
Total 5 929 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Special Hospital Team 1 15 134 11.19
Lowest % informal Mount Mee 14 297 4.71

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

M

Maranoa

(Demographic rating: Rural)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 97 892
Turnout 91 675 93.65 -1.27
Informal votes 4 530 4.94 1.26
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 68 670 4 002 72 672 5.51
Absent 5 534 282 5 816 4.85
Postal 10 938 180 11 118 1.62
Pre-poll 1 927 58 1 985 2.92
Provisional 76 8 84 9.52
Total 87 145 4 530 91 675 4.94

(a) Comprises 65 713 votes cast at 130 static polling places and 6 156 votes cast at 31 pre-poll centres, 385 votes cast through six Special Hospital Teams and 418 votes cast through a Remote Mobile Team.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 099 24.3
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 665 36.8
Incomplete numbering – Other 71 1.6
Ticks and crosses 411 9.1
Other symbols 16 0.4
Non-sequential numbering 294 6.5
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 879 19.4
Illegible numbering 18 0.4
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 77 1.7
Total 4 530 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Stanthorpe West 62 616 10.06
Lowest % informal Blackall PPVC 1 179 0.56

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

McPherson

(Demographic rating: Provincial)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 90 139
Turnout 82 938 92.01 -2.72
Informal votes 4 890 5.90 2.73
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 66 685 4 366 71 051 6.14
Absent 2 958 186 3 144 5.92
Postal 4 697 178 4 875 3.65
Pre-poll 3 571 151 3 722 4.06
Provisional 137 9 146 6.16
Total 78 048 4 890 82 938 5.90

(a) Comprises 59 534 votes cast at 32 static polling places, 11 059 votes cast at five pre-poll centres, and 458 votes cast through four Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 353 27.7
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 841 37.6
Incomplete numbering – Other 65 1.3
Ticks and crosses 522 10.7
Other symbols 16 0.3
Non-sequential numbering 87 1.8
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 942 19.3
Illegible numbering 2 0.0
Voter identified 4 0.1
Other 58 1.2
Total 4 890 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Varsity Lakes South 229 2 628 8.71
Lowest % informal Special Hospital Team 3 3 167 1.80

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

Moncrieff

(Demographic rating: Provincial)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 89 150
Turnout 80 700 90.52 -4.05
Informal votes 4 985 6.18 2.37
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 63 421 4 340 67 761 6.40
Absent 3 486 248 3 734 6.64
Postal 5 669 256 5 925 4.32
Pre-poll 2 938 130 3 068 4.24
Provisional 201 11 212 5.19
Total 75 715 4 985 80 700 6.18

(a) Comprises 57 351 votes cast at 33 static polling places, 10 002 votes cast at six pre-poll centres, and 408 votes cast through three Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 216 24.4
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 842 37.0
Incomplete numbering – Other 80 1.6
Ticks and crosses 652 13.1
Other symbols 19 0.4
Non-sequential numbering 120 2.4
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 938 18.8
Illegible numbering 4 0.1
Voter identified 8 0.2
Other 106 2.1
Total 4 985 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Robina West (Moncrieff) 12 129 9.30
Lowest % informal Special Hospital Team 2 2 104 1.92

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

Moreton

(Demographic rating: Inner Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 92 730
Turnout 85 187 91.87 -3.15
Informal votes 4 128 4.85 1.69
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 65 950 3 484 69 434 5.02
Absent 5 608 306 5 914 5.17
Postal 6 431 203 6 634 3.06
Pre-poll 2 885 110 2 995 3.67
Provisional 185 25 210 11.90
Total 81 059 4 128 85 187 4.85

(a) Comprises 65 974 votes cast at 39 static polling places, 2 927 votes cast at four pre-poll centres, and 533 votes cast through three Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 930 22.5
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 336 32.4
Incomplete numbering – Other 123 3.0
Ticks and crosses 477 11.6
Other symbols 25 0.6
Non-sequential numbering 247 6.0
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 891 21.6
Illegible numbering 17 0.4
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 81 2.0
Total 4 128 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Acacia Ridge 111 1 215 9.14
Lowest % informal Graceville West 11 814 1.35

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

O

Oxley

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 82 768
Turnout 76 657 92.62 -0.79
Informal votes 5 123 6.68 2.62
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 70 539 4 556 65 095 7.00
Absent 4 271 301 4 572 6.58
Postal 4 004 159 4 163 3.82
Pre-poll 2 409 86 2 495 3.45
Provisional 311 21 332 6.33
Total 71 534 5 123 76 657 6.68

(a) Comprises 62 357 votes cast at 31 static polling places, 2 577 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 161 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 256 24.5
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 885 36.8
Incomplete numbering – Other 87 1.7
Ticks and crosses 673 13.1
Other symbols 29 0.6
Non-sequential numbering 113 2.2
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 973 19.0
Illegible numbering 12 0.2
Voter identified 4 0.1
Other 91 1.8
Total 5 123 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Serviceton South 244 2 191 11.14
Lowest % informal Jindalee South 54 1 833 2.95

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

P

Petrie

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 86 651
Turnout 80 617 93.04 -1.06
Informal votes 4 253 5.28 2.06
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 63 375 3 677 67 052 5.48
Absent 4 398 298 4 696 6.35
Postal 6 484 190 6 674 2.85
Pre-poll 1 966 74 2 040 3.63
Provisional 141 14 155 9.03
Total 76 364 4 253 80 617 5.28

(a) Comprises 61 623 votes cast at 35 static polling places, 5 021 votes cast at four pre-poll centres, and 408 votes cast through three Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 192 28.0
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 231 28.9
Incomplete numbering – Other 148 3.5
Ticks and crosses 364 8.6
Other symbols 14 0.3
Non-sequential numbering 173 4.1
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 043 24.5
Illegible numbering 13 0.3
Voter identified 6 0.1
Other 69 1.6
Total 4 253 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Murrumba Downs (Petrie) 55 646 8.51
Lowest % informal Special Hospital Team 3 2 149 1.34

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

R

Rankin

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 94 594
Turnout 86 404 91.34 -2.37
Informal votes 6 475 7.49 3.06
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 66 808 5 684 72 492 7.84
Absent 4 822 369 5 191 7.11
Postal 6 037 284 6 321 4.49
Pre-poll 1 960 115 2 075 5.54
Provisional 302 23 325 7.08
Total 79 929 6 475 86 404 7.49

(a) Comprises 67 541 votes cast at 35 static polling places, 4 700 votes cast at four pre-poll centres, and 251 votes cast through three Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 542 23.8
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 2 257 34.9
Incomplete numbering – Other 103 1.6
Ticks and crosses 859 13.3
Other symbols 23 0.4
Non-sequential numbering 156 2.4
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 413 21.8
Illegible numbering 13 0.2
Voter identified 4 0.1
Other 105 1.6
Total 6 475 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Runcorn Heights (Rankin) 115 1 015 11.33
Lowest % informal Springwood East 21 684 3.07

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

Ryan

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 98 239
Turnout 91 665 93.31 -2.44
Informal votes 2 631 2.87 0.72
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 73 069 2 126 75 195 2.83
Absent 6 179 253 6 432 3.93
Postal 6 455 160 6 615 2.42
Pre-poll 3 198 81 3 279 2.47
Provisional 133 11 144 7.64
Total 89 034 2 631 91 665 2.87

(a) Comprises 70 580 votes cast at 34 static polling places, 4 227 votes cast at four pre-poll centres, and 388 votes cast through three Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 593 22.5
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 934 35.5
Incomplete numbering – Other 117 4.4
Ticks and crosses 249 9.5
Other symbols 7 0.3
Non-sequential numbering 92 3.5
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 571 21.7
Illegible numbering 4 0.2
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 64 2.1
Total 2 631 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Grovely (Ryan) 56 883 6.34
Lowest % informal Indooroopilly RYAN PPVC 33 2 989 1.10

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

W

Wide Bay

(Demographic rating: Rural)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 92 607
Turnout 86 032 92.90 -1.63
Informal votes 4 519 5.25 1.25
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 68 402 4 045 72 447 5.58
Absent 4 430 236 4 666 5.06
Postal 5 700 135 5 835 2.31
Pre-poll 2 815 94 2 909 3.23
Provisional 166 9 175 5.14
Total 81 513 4 519 86 032 5.25

(a) Comprises 64 648 votes cast at 59 static polling places, 7 442 votes cast at seven pre-poll centres, and 357 votes cast through three Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 254 27.7
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 410 31.2
Incomplete numbering – Other 75 1.7
Ticks and crosses 396 8.8
Other symbols 12 0.3
Non-sequential numbering 248 5.5
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 007 22.3
Illegible numbering 24 0.5
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 93 2.1
Total 4 519 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Cherbourg 47 299 15.72
Lowest % informal Tansey 0 116 0.00

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.

Wright

(Demographic rating: Rural)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 85 296
Turnout 79 904 93.68 0.10
Informal votes 4 497 5.63 1.85
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 59 060 3 806 62 866 6.05
Absent 6 197 385 6 582 5.85
Postal 6 297 173 6 470 2.67
Pre-poll 3 693 118 3 811 3.10
Provisional 160 15 175 8.57
Total 75 407 4 497 79 904 5.63

(a) Comprises 61 201 votes cast at 59 static polling places, 1 439 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 226 votes cast through four Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 335 29.7
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 449 32.2
Incomplete numbering – Other 65 1.4
Ticks and crosses 353 7.8
Other symbols 22 0.5
Non-sequential numbering 143 3.2
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 046 23.3
Illegible numbering 11 0.2
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 73 1.6
Total 4 497 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Pacific Pines (Wright) 26 283 9.19
Lowest % informal Flagstone Creek 2 161 1.24

(a) Excludes polling places with less than 100 total ordinary votes recorded.