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

Updated: 30 May 2013

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A

Aston

(Demographic rating: Inner Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 93 447
Turnout 88 671 94.89 -1.50
Informal votes 3 854 4.35 1.41
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 70 970 3 367 74 337 4.53
Absent 4 200 196 4 396 4.46
Postal 6 169 156 6 325 2.47
Pre-poll 3 313 126 3 439 3.66
Provisional 165 9 174 5.17
Total 84 817 3 854 88 671 4.35

(a) Comprises 69 204 votes cast at 31 static polling places, 4 941 votes cast at two pre-poll centres, and 192 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 287 33.4
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 850 22.1
Incomplete numbering – Other 17 0.4
Ticks and crosses 395 10.2
Other symbols 43 1.1
Non-sequential numbering 277 7.2
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 940 24.4
Illegible numbering 31 0.8
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 13 0.3
Total 3 854 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Special Hospital Team 2 10 127 7.87
Lowest % informal Divisional Office (PREPOLL) 91 3 209 2.84

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

B

Ballarat

(Demographic rating: Provincial)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 97 756
Turnout 92 895 95.03 -1.06
Informal votes 3 456 3.72 1.31
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 76 328 3 054 79 382 3.85
Absent 3 426 165 3 591 4.59
Postal 5 957 106 6 063 1.75
Pre-poll 3 448 110 3 558 3.09
Provisional 280 21 301 6.98
Total 89 439 3 456 92 895 3.72

(a) Comprises 66 830 votes cast at 57 static polling places, 12 096 votes cast at two pre-poll centres, and 456 votes cast through four Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 136 32.9
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 816 23.6
Incomplete numbering – Other 20 0.6
Ticks and crosses 456 13.2
Other symbols 64 1.9
Non-sequential numbering 223 6.5
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 685 19.8
Illegible numbering 23 0.7
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 32 0.9
Total 3 456 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Elaine 21 259 8.11
Lowest % informal Special Hospital Team 2 0 167 0.00

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

Batman

(Demographic rating: Inner Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 89 131
Turnout 81 665 91.62 -2.58
Informal votes 4 202 5.15 1.33
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 63 556 3 740 67 296 5.56
Absent 4 758 208 4 966 4.19
Postal 6 008 163 6 171 2.64
Pre-poll 2 696 79 3 048 2.59
Provisional 172 12 184 6.52
Total 77 463 4 202 81 665 5.15

(a) Comprises 62 653 votes cast at 40 static polling places, 4 125 votes cast at two pre-poll centres, and 518 votes cast through a Special Hospital Team.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 276 30.4
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 875 20.8
Incomplete numbering – Other 47 1.1
Ticks and crosses 588 14.0
Other symbols 173 4.1
Non-sequential numbering 686 16.3
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 543 12.9
Illegible numbering 9 0.2
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 4 0.1
Total 4 202 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Ruthven 338 3 279 10.31
Lowest % informal Northcote West 19 959 1.98

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

Bendigo

(Demographic rating: Provincial)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 100 610
Turnout 95 853 95.27 -0.76
Informal votes 3 588 3.74 0.20
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 78 595 3 199 81 794 3.91
Absent 3 511 139 3 650 3.81
Postal 7 028 169 7 197 2.35
Pre-poll 2 847 68 2 915 2.33
Provisional 284 13 297 4.38
Total 92 265 3 588 95 853 3.74

(a) Comprises 73 399 votes cast at 68 static polling places, 7 799 votes cast at two pre-poll centres, and 596 votes cast through four Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 226 34.2
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 851 23.7
Incomplete numbering – Other 4 0.1
Ticks and crosses 318 8.9
Other symbols 8 0.2
Non-sequential numbering 162 4.5
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 942 26.3
Illegible numbering 46 1.3
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 31 0.9
Total 3 588 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Sparrowhawk 40 504 7.94
Lowest % informal Laanecoorie 2 121 1.65

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

Bruce

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 88 124
Turnout 80 967 91.88 -2.70
Informal votes 4 220 5.21 1.50
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 63 374 3 672 67 046 5.48
Absent 4 114 277 4 391 6.31
Postal 6 225 150 6 375 2.35
Pre-poll 2 723 103 2 826 3.64
Provisional 311 18 329 5.47
Total 76 747 4 220 80 967 5.21

(a) Comprises 62 686 votes cast at 33 static polling places, 4 310 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 50 votes cast through a Special Hospital Team.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 232 29.2
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 911 21.6
Incomplete numbering – Other 40 0.9
Ticks and crosses 662 15.7
Other symbols 28 0.7
Non-sequential numbering 363 8.6
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 828 19.6
Illegible numbering 27 0.6
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 128 3.0
Total 4 220 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Dandenong West 178 1 698 10.48
Lowest % informal Highvale 51 1 943 2.62

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

C

Calwell

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 101 342
Turnout 93 668 92.43 -2.41
Informal votes 6 114 6.53 1.68
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 75 662 5 545 81 207 6.83
Absent 4 523 329 4 852 6.78
Postal 4 647 127 4 774 2.66
Pre-poll 2 367 85 2 452 3.47
Provisional 355 28 383 7.31
Total 87 554 6 114 93 668 6.53

(a) Comprises 73 270 votes cast at 34 static polling places, and 7 937 votes cast at four pre-poll centres.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 2 268 37.1
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 125 18.4
Incomplete numbering – Other 10 0.2
Ticks and crosses 759 12.4
Other symbols 72 1.2
Non-sequential numbering 570 9.3
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 223 20.0
Illegible numbering 12 0.2
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 74 1.2
Total 6 114 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Meadow Heights 379 3 628 10.45
Lowest % informal Sunbury 91 2 525 3.60

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

Casey

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 92 317
Turnout 87 592 94.88 -1.34
Informal votes 3 695 4.22 1.44
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 70 226 3 181 73 407 4.33
Absent 4 342 250 4 592 5.44
Postal 6 490 174 6 664 2.61
Pre-poll 2 595 82 2 677 3.06
Provisional 244 8 252 3.17
Total 83 897 3 695 87 592 4.22

(a) Comprises 65 841 votes cast at 37 static polling places, 6 412 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 1 154 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 285 34.8
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 929 25.1
Incomplete numbering – Other 28 0.8
Ticks and crosses 374 10.1
Other symbols 6 0.2
Non-sequential numbering 256 6.9
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 763 20.6
Illegible numbering 12 0.3
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 42 1.1
Total 3 695 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Kilsyth 160 2 836 5.64
Lowest % informal The Patch 14 517 2.71

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

Chisholm

(Demographic rating: Inner Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 86 220
Turnout 80 330 93.17 -2.10
Informal votes 2 880 3.59 0.98
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 61 689 2 370 64 059 3.70
Absent 5 101 222 5 323 4.17
Postal 7 079 167 7 246 2.30
Pre-poll 3 404 109 3 513 3.10
Provisional 177 12 189 6.35
Total 77 450 2 880 80 330 3.59

(a) Comprises 59 127 votes cast at 35 static polling places, 4 168 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 764 votes cast through four Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 834 29.0
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 565 19.6
Incomplete numbering – Other 55 1.9
Ticks and crosses 263 9.1
Other symbols 4 0.1
Non-sequential numbering 419 14.5
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 655 22.7
Illegible numbering 7 0.2
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 78 2.7
Total 2 880 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Chadstone East 121 1 873 6.46
Lowest % informal Surrey Hills 29 1 772 1.64

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

Corangamite

(Demographic rating: Provincial)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 101 512
Turnout 96 816 95.37 -1.10
Informal votes 3 117 3.22 0.69
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 78 207 2 673 80 880 3.30
Absent 4 691 187 4 878 3.83
Postal 6 854 156 7 010 2.23
Pre-poll 3 760 97 3 857 2.51
Provisional 187 4 191 2.09
Total 93 699 3 117 96 816 3.22

(a) Comprises 68 910 votes cast at 64 static polling places, 11 545 votes cast at five pre-poll centres, and 425 votes cast through three Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 972 31.2
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 599 19.2
Incomplete numbering – Other 72 2.3
Ticks and crosses 191 6.1
Other symbols 12 0.4
Non-sequential numbering 487 15.6
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 687 22.0
Illegible numbering 35 1.1
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 62 2.0
Total 3 117 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Dereel 20 255 7.84
Lowest % informal Aireys Inlet 9 637 1.41

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

Corio

(Demographic rating: Provincial)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 91 924
Turnout 86 566 94.17 -1.25
Informal votes 3 905 4.51 0.78
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 69 956 3 512 73 468 4.78
Absent 3 265 175 3 440 5.09
Postal 6 085 127 6 212 2.04
Pre-poll 3 130 79 3 209 2.46
Provisional 225 12 237 5.06
Total 82 661 3 905 86 566 4.51

(a) Comprises 66 360 votes cast at 41 static polling places, 6 634 votes cast at two pre-poll centres, and 474 votes cast through three Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 334 34.2
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 814 20.8
Incomplete numbering – Other 44 1.1
Ticks and crosses 270 6.9
Other symbols 11 0.3
Non-sequential numbering 379 9.7
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 993 25.4
Illegible numbering 13 0.3
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 47 1.2
Total 3 905 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Norlane 287 3 265 8.79
Lowest % informal Batesford 3 206 1.46

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

D

Deakin

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 87 710
Turnout 82 967 94.59 -1.30
Informal votes 2 967 3.58 1.49
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 65 569 2 498 68 067 3.67
Absent 4 530 240 4 770 5.03
Postal 7 071 142 7 213 1.97
Pre-poll 2 691 80 2 771 2.89
Provisional 139 7 146 4.79
Total 80 000 2 967 82 967 3.58

(a) Comprises 62 252 votes cast at 38 static polling places, 5 471 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 344 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 908 30.6
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 517 17.4
Incomplete numbering – Other 111 3.7
Ticks and crosses 186 6.3
Other symbols 43 1.4
Non-sequential numbering 425 14.3
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 704 23.7
Illegible numbering 7 0.2
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 65 2.2
Total 2 967 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Special Hospital Team 2 12 149 1.03
Lowest % informal Special Hospital Team 1 2 195 1.03

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

Dunkley

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 95 299
Turnout 89 298 93.70 -1.53
Informal votes 3 498 3.92 1.30
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 71 414 3 000 74 414 4.03
Absent 4 019 227 4 246 5.35
Postal 7 174 173 7 347 2.35
Pre-poll 2 976 87 3 063 2.84
Provisional 217 11 228 4.82
Total 85 800 3 498 89 298 3.92

(a) Comprises 67 468 votes cast at 35 static polling places, 6 356 votes cast at two pre-poll centres, and 590 votes cast through three Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 167 33.4
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 727 20.8
Incomplete numbering – Other 32 0.9
Ticks and crosses 367 10.5
Other symbols 31 0.9
Non-sequential numbering 202 5.8
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 882 25.2
Illegible numbering 28 0.8
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 61 1.7
Total 3 498 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Frankston Monterey 56 808 6.93
Lowest % informal Mt Eliza Central 17 1 184 1.44

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

F

Flinders

(Demographic rating: Rural)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 100 872
Turnout 94 396 93.60 -1.84
Informal votes 3 895 4.13 1.35
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 72 400 3 314 75 714 4.38
Absent 4 648 240 4 888 4.91
Postal 8 080 187 8 267 2.26
Pre-poll 5 192 145 5 337 2.72
Provisional 181 9 190 4.74
Total 90 501 3 895 94 396 4.13

(a) Comprises 62 186 votes cast at 57 static polling places, 12 195 votes cast at four pre-poll centres, and 1 333 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 201 30.8
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 048 26.9
Incomplete numbering – Other 23 0.6
Ticks and crosses 363 9.3
Other symbols 32 0.8
Non-sequential numbering 285 7.3
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 876 22.5
Illegible numbering 12 0.3
Voter identified 9 0.2
Other 46 1.2
Total 3 895 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Lang Lang 68 957 7.11
Lowest % informal Merricks North 0 249 0.00

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

G

Gellibrand

(Demographic rating: Inner Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 95 571
Turnout 87 641 91.70 -2.46
Informal votes 4 378 5.00 0.78
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 66 992 3 773 70 765 5.33
Absent 4 134 253 4 387 5.77
Postal 7 397 163 7 560 2.16
Pre-poll 4 442 170 4 612 3.69
Provisional 298 19 317 5.99
Total 83 263 4 378 87 641 5.00

(a) Comprises 66 165 votes cast at 40 static polling places, 4 340 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 260 votes cast through a Special Hospital Team.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 321 30.2
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 811 18.5
Incomplete numbering – Other 116 2.6
Ticks and crosses 325 7.4
Other symbols 14 0.3
Non-sequential numbering 592 13.5
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 052 24.0
Illegible numbering 50 1.1
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 96 2.2
Total 4 378 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Sunshine GELLIBRAND PPVC 73 772 9.46
Lowest % informal Maribyrnong South 16 813 1.97

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

Gippsland

(Demographic rating: Rural)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 97 521
Turnout 92 208 94.55 -1.12
Informal votes 3 496 3.79 0.81
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 78 891 3 240 82 131 3.94
Absent 2 711 92 2 803 3.28
Postal 3 280 66 3 346 1.97
Pre-poll 3 673 93 3 766 2.47
Provisional 157 5 162 3.09
Total 88 712 3 496 92 208 3.79

(a) Comprises 66 464 votes cast at 86 static polling places, 15 094 votes cast at six pre-poll centres, and 573 votes cast through five Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 222 35.0
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 716 20.5
Incomplete numbering – Other 49 1.4
Ticks and crosses 83 2.4
Other symbols 0 0.0
Non-sequential numbering 286 8.2
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 887 25.4
Illegible numbering 13 0.4
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 239 6.8
Total 3 496 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Bairnsdale East 30 406 7.39
Lowest % informal Coongulla 0 101 0.00

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

Goldstein

(Demographic rating: Inner Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 93 918
Turnout 87 293 92.95 -2.01
Informal votes 2 735 3.13 0.71
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 67 461 2 165 69 626 3.11
Absent 4 834 265 5 099 5.20
Postal 7 205 159 7 364 2.16
Pre-poll 4 911 135 5 046 2.68
Provisional 147 11 158 6.96
Total 84 558 2 735 87 293 3.13

(a) Comprises 65 373 votes cast at 38 static polling places, 4 025 votes cast at two pre-poll centres, and 228 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 723 26.4
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 760 27.8
Incomplete numbering – Other 22 0.8
Ticks and crosses 296 10.8
Other symbols 36 1.3
Non-sequential numbering 178 6.5
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 632 23.1
Illegible numbering 10 0.4
Voter identified 2 0.1
Other 76 2.8
Total 2 735 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Special Hospital Team 2 8 128 6.25
Lowest % informal Brighton Beach 28 1 709 1.64

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

Gorton

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 113 675
Turnout 105 033 92.40 -2.52
Informal votes 7 048 6.71 2.27
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 83 461 6 275 89 736 6.99
Absent 4 521 375 4 896 7.66
Postal 6 064 161 6 225 2.59
Pre-poll 3 368 193 3 561 5.42
Provisional 571 44 615 7.15
Total 97 985 7 048 105 033 6.71

(a) Comprises 75 994 votes cast at 37 static polling places, 13 700 votes cast at four pre-poll centres, and 42 votes cast through a Special Hospital Team.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 2 145 30.4
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 558 22.1
Incomplete numbering – Other 56 0.8
Ticks and crosses 740 10.5
Other symbols 23 0.3
Non-sequential numbering 553 7.8
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 834 26.0
Illegible numbering 35 0.5
Voter identified 2 0.0
Other 102 1.4
Total 7 048 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Albion (Gorton) 57 486 11.73
Lowest % informal Derrimut 64 1 395 4.59

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

H

Higgins

(Demographic rating: Inner Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 90 409
Turnout 83 690 92.57 -1.20
Informal votes 2 343 2.80 0.23
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 62 862 1 880 64 742 2.90
Absent 5 672 226 5 898 3.83
Postal 7 634 123 7 757 1.59
Pre-poll 4 959 107 5 066 2.11
Provisional 220 7 227 3.08
Total 81 347 2 343 83 690 2.80

(a) Comprises 58 413 votes cast at 38 static polling places, 6 211 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 118 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 676 28.9
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 566 24.2
Incomplete numbering – Other 44 1.9
Ticks and crosses 266 11.4
Other symbols 1 0.0
Non-sequential numbering 135 5.8
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 600 25.6
Illegible numbering 11 0.5
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 44 1.9
Total 2 343 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Melbourne (Higgins) 8 157 5.10
Lowest % informal Ferndale 10 850 1.18

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

Holt

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 108 891
Turnout 101 309 93.04 -2.39
Informal votes 5 764 5.69 2.13
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 78 761 4 990 83 751 5.96
Absent 5 924 435 6 359 6.84
Postal 8 101 194 8 295 2.34
Pre-poll 2 339 108 2 447 4.41
Provisional 420 37 457 8.10
Total 95 545 5 764 101 309 5.69

(a) Comprises 76 829 votes cast at 33 static polling places, 6 879 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 43 votes cast through a Special Hospital Team.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 2 176 37.8
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 045 18.1
Incomplete numbering – Other 89 1.5
Ticks and crosses 536 9.3
Other symbols 32 0.6
Non-sequential numbering 584 10.1
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 237 21.5
Illegible numbering 30 0.5
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 35 0.6
Total 5 764 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Doveton West 108 1 206 8.96
Lowest % informal Hallam East 33 999 3.30

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

I

Indi

(Demographic rating: Rural)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 92 914
Turnout 88 120 94.84 -0.96
Informal votes 3 449 3.91 1.23
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 71 178 3 054 74 232 4.11
Absent 2 667 127 2 794 4.55
Postal 6 244 144 6 388 2.25
Pre-poll 4 443 118 4 561 2.59
Provisional 139 6 145 4.14
Total 84 671 3 449 88 120 3.91

(a) Comprises 56 736 votes cast at 83 static polling places, 17 032 votes cast at nine pre-poll centres, and 464 votes cast through three Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 275 37.0
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 647 18.8
Incomplete numbering – Other 63 1.8
Ticks and crosses 237 6.9
Other symbols 2 0.1
Non-sequential numbering 330 9.6
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 818 23.7
Illegible numbering 25 0.7
Voter identified 2 0.1
Other 50 1.4
Total 3 449 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Strathbogie 17 233 7.30
Lowest % informal Tatong 1 147 0.68

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

Isaacs

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 102 769
Turnout 95 831 93.25 -1.93
Informal votes 4 516 4.71 1.40
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 73 645 3 824 77 469 4.94
Absent 5 649 353 6 002 5.88
Postal 6 885 149 7 034 2.12
Pre-poll 4 776 168 4 944 3.40
Provisional 360 22 382 5.76
Total 91 315 4 516 95 831 4.71

(a) Comprises 73 782 votes cast at 36 static polling places, 3 297 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 390 votes cast through three Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 515 33.5
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 955 21.1
Incomplete numbering – Other 50 1.1
Ticks and crosses 442 9.8
Other symbols 7 0.2
Non-sequential numbering 354 7.8
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 096 24.3
Illegible numbering 15 0.3
Voter identified 2 0.0
Other 80 1.8
Total 4 516 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Dandenong South 163 1 757 9.28
Lowest % informal Aspendale North 16 650 2.46

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

J

Jagajaga

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 95 146
Turnout 89 499 94.06 -1.66
Informal votes 3 556 3.97 1.52
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 72 091 3 123 75 214 4.15
Absent 4 214 208 4 422 4.70
Postal 6 508 136 6 644 2.05
Pre-poll 2 983 83 3 066 2.71
Provisional 147 6 153 3.92
Total 85 943 3 556 89 499 3.97

(a) Comprises 66 329 votes cast at 36 static polling places, 8 535 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 350 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 127 31.7
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 839 23.6
Incomplete numbering – Other 52 1.5
Ticks and crosses 286 8.0
Other symbols 80 2.2
Non-sequential numbering 284 8.0
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 812 22.8
Illegible numbering 27 0.8
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 49 1.4
Total 3 556 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Olympic Village 188 2 144 8.77
Lowest % informal Fairy Hills 33 1 551 2.13

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

K

Kooyong

(Demographic rating: Inner Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 89 626
Turnout 83 613 93.29 -1.51
Informal votes 2 326 2.78 0.68
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 64 691 1 927 66 618 2.89
Absent 5 346 183 5 529 3.31
Postal 6 536 125 6 661 1.88
Pre-poll 4 610 87 4 697 1.85
Provisional 104 4 108 3.70
Total 81 287 2 326 83 613 2.78

(a) Comprises 61 844 votes cast at 33 static polling places, 4 429 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 345 votes cast through three Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 637 27.4
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 663 28.5
Incomplete numbering – Other 30 1.3
Ticks and crosses 291 12.5
Other symbols 74 3.2
Non-sequential numbering 194 8.3
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 361 15.5
Illegible numbering 4 0.2
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 71 3.1
Total 2 326 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Special Hospital Team 3 6 109 5.50
Lowest % informal Box Hill KOOYONG PPVC 0 418 0.00

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

L

La Trobe

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 97 956
Turnout 92 770 94.71 -1.13
Informal votes 3 773 4.07 0.79
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 71 443 3 161 74 604 4.24
Absent 5 389 284 5 673 5.01
Postal 7 793 177 7 970 2.22
Pre-poll 4 138 134 4 272 3.14
Provisional 234 17 251 6.77
Total 88 997 3 773 92 770 4.07

(a) Comprises 70 457 votes cast at 45 static polling places, 3 884 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 263 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 362 36.1
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 703 18.6
Incomplete numbering – Other 92 2.4
Ticks and crosses 307 8.1
Other symbols 24 0.6
Non-sequential numbering 298 7.9
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 900 23.9
Illegible numbering 19 0.5
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 68 1.8
Total 3 773 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Fairhills 136 1 948 6.98
Lowest % informal Sassafras 16 783 2.04

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

Lalor

(Demographic rating: Rural)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 116 976
Turnout 110 052 94.08 -1.34
Informal votes 6 864 6.24 2.75
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 88 052 6 120 94 172 6.50
Absent 3 896 337 4 233 7.96
Postal 7 781 224 8 005 2.80
Pre-poll 3 081 155 3 236 4.79
Provisional 378 28 406 6.90
Total 103 188 6 864 110 052 6.24

(a) Comprises 79 727 votes cast at 36 static polling places, 14 382 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 63 votes cast through a Special Hospital Team.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 2 117 30.8
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 321 19.2
Incomplete numbering – Other 352 5.1
Ticks and crosses 412 6.0
Other symbols 27 0.4
Non-sequential numbering 1 038 15.1
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 348 19.6
Illegible numbering 123 1.8
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 126 1.8
Total 6 864 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Diggers Rest 103 987 10.44
Lowest % informal Point Cook 101 3 141 3.22

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

M

Mallee

(Demographic rating: Rural)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 89 824
Turnout 85 047 94.68 -1.21
Informal votes 3 594 4.23 0.64
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 71 217 3 289 74 506 4.41
Absent 2 705 116 2 821 4.11
Postal 4 541 89 4 630 1.92
Pre-poll 2 876 90 2 966 3.03
Provisional 114 10 124 8.06
Total 81 453 3 594 85 047 4.23

(a) Comprises 59 918 votes cast at 101 static polling places and 13 917 votes cast at four pre-poll centres, and 671 votes cast through four Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 124 31.3
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 852 23.7
Incomplete numbering – Other 25 0.7
Ticks and crosses 355 9.9
Other symbols 36 1.0
Non-sequential numbering 230 6.4
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 829 23.1
Illegible numbering 17 0.5
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 126 3.5
Total 3 594 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Mildura 172 2 450 7.02
Lowest % informal Antwerp 1 101 0.99

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

Maribyrnong

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 88 413
Turnout 81 179 91.82 -2.33
Informal votes 4 607 5.68 1.70
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 63 644 4 027 67 671 5.95
Absent 4 072 269 4 341 6.20
Postal 5 395 136 5 531 2.46
Pre-poll 3 189 156 3 345 4.66
Provisional 272 19 291 6.53
Total 76 572 4 607 81 179 5.68

(a) Comprises 56 792 votes cast at 32 static polling places, 10 855 votes cast at four pre-poll centres, and 24 votes cast through a Special Hospital Team.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 307 28.4
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 971 21.1
Incomplete numbering – Other 73 1.6
Ticks and crosses 534 11.6
Other symbols 138 3.0
Non-sequential numbering 735 16.0
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 705 15.3
Illegible numbering 24 0.5
Voter identified 2 0.0
Other 118 2.6
Total 4 607 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Albion North 146 1 600 9.13
Lowest % informal Aberfeldie 44 1 724 2.55

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

McEwen

(Demographic rating: Rural)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 115 811
Turnout 109 950 94.94 -1.30
Informal votes 4 843 4.40 0.44
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 84 491 4 029 88 520 4.55
Absent 7 177 441 7 618 5.79
Postal 8 276 195 8 471 2.30
Pre-poll 4 910 155 5 065 3.06
Provisional 253 23 276 8.33
Total 105 107 4 843 109 950 4.40

(a) Comprises 82 301 votes cast at 77 static polling places, 6 126 votes cast at five pre-poll centres, and 93 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 708 35.3
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 905 18.7
Incomplete numbering – Other 133 2.7
Ticks and crosses 311 6.4
Other symbols 40 0.8
Non-sequential numbering 473 9.8
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 150 23.7
Illegible numbering 21 0.4
Voter identified 2 0.0
Other 100 2.1
Total 4 843 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Warburton PPVC 22 304 7.24
Lowest % informal Kangaroo Ground 10 876 1.14

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

McMillan

(Demographic rating: Rural)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 93 285
Turnout 88 471 94 84 -1.04
Informal votes 3511 3.97 0.54
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 72 617 3 142 75 759 4.15
Absent 3 422 175 3 597 4.87
Postal 5 886 110 5 996 1.83
Pre-poll 2 859 70 2 929 2.39
Provisional 176 14 190 7.37
Total 84 960 3 511 88 471 3.97

(a) Comprises 59 610 votes cast at 82 static polling places, 15 519 votes cast at seven pre-poll centres, and 630 votes cast through four Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 324 37.7
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 589 16.8
Incomplete numbering – Other 39 1.1
Ticks and crosses 318 9.1
Other symbols 96 2.7
Non-sequential numbering 301 8.6
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 740 21.1
Illegible numbering 24 0.7
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 80 2.3
Total 3 511 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Noojee 8 116 6.90
Lowest % informal Yanakie 0 159 0.00

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

Melbourne

(Demographic rating: Inner Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 102 881
Turnout 92 683 90.09 -1.41
Informal votes 3 356 3.62 0.82
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 70 413 2 684 73 097 3.67
Absent 7 175 384 7 523 4.63
Postal 5 777 139 5 916 2.35
Pre-poll 5 502 161 5 663 2.84
Provisional 460 24 484 4.96
Total 89 327 3 356 92 683 3.62

(a) Comprises 65 600 votes cast at 36 static polling places, 7 410 votes cast at six pre-poll centres, and 87 votes cast through seven Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 827 24.6
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 532 15.9
Incomplete numbering – Other 154 4.6
Ticks and crosses 267 8.0
Other symbols 21 0.6
Non-sequential numbering 678 20.2
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 582 17.3
Illegible numbering 79 2.4
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 216 6.4
Total 3 356 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Richmond North 71 911 7.79
Lowest % informal Parkville 22 1 512 1.46

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

Melbourne Ports

(Demographic rating: Inner Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 97 766
Turnout 87 669 89.67 -2.05
Informal votes 2 848 3.25 1.09
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 63 694 2 166 65 860 3.29
Absent 6 618 327 6 945 4.71
Postal 9 434 193 9 627 2.00
Pre-poll 4 759 154 4 913 3.13
Provisional 316 8 324 2.47
Total 84 821 2 848 87 669 3.25

(a) Comprises 57 563 votes cast at 32 static polling places, 8 144 votes cast at five pre-poll centres, and 153 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 805 28.3
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 686 24.1
Incomplete numbering – Other 126 4.4
Ticks and crosses 287 10.1
Other symbols 35 1.2
Non-sequential numbering 242 8.5
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 520 18.3
Illegible numbering 22 0.8
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 124 4.4
Total 2 848 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Special Hospital Team 1 6 117 5.13
Lowest % informal Domain 14 1 189 1.18

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

Menzies

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 90 931
Turnout 85 410 93.93 -2.22
Informal votes 3 497 4.09 1.33
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 67 027 2 972 69 999 4.25
Absent 4 407 240 4 647 5.16
Postal 6 362 132 6 494 2.03
Pre-poll 3 887 141 4 028 3.50
Provisional 230 12 242 4.96
Total 81 913 3 497 85 410 4.09

(a) Comprises 64 102 votes cast at 34 static polling places, 4 959 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 1 028 votes cast through three Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 125 32.2
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 810 23.2
Incomplete numbering – Other 32 0.9
Ticks and crosses 367 10.5
Other symbols 0 0.0
Non-sequential numbering 272 7.8
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 842 24.1
Illegible numbering 4 0.1
Voter identified 2 0.1
Other 43 1.2
Total 3 497 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Melbourne (Menzies) 9 115 7.83
Lowest % informal Divisional Office (PREPOLL) 7 318 2.20

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

Murray

(Demographic rating: Rural)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 90 182
Turnout 85 534 94.85 -0.87
Informal votes 4 986 5.83 0.59
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 70 013 4 552 74 565 6.10
Absent 2 972 188 3 160 5.95
Postal 4 603 130 4 733 2.75
Pre-poll 2 831 101 2 932 3.44
Provisional 129 15 144 10.42
Total 80 548 4 986 85 534 5.83

(a) Comprises 63 685 votes cast at 88 static polling places, 10 090 votes cast at four pre-poll centres, and 790 votes cast through five Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 436 28.8
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 784 15.7
Incomplete numbering – Other 103 2.1
Ticks and crosses 325 6.5
Other symbols 44 0.9
Non-sequential numbering 1 002 20.1
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 895 18.0
Illegible numbering 318 6.4
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 78 1.6
Total 4 986 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Special Hospital Team 4 26 220 11.82
Lowest % informal Waaia 3 249 120

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

S

Scullin

(Demographic rating: Outer Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 90 811
Turnout 84 435 92 98 -2.72
Informal votes 5 055 5.99 1.93
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 67 586 4 484 72 070 6.22
Absent 4 776 351 5 127 6.85
Postal 4 777 132 4 909 2.69
Pre-poll 1 931 69 2 000 3.45
Provisional 310 19 329 5.78
Total 79 380 5 055 84 435 5.99

(a) Comprises 67 110 votes cast at 29 static polling places, 4 890 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 70 votes cast through two Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 632 32.3
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 173 23.2
Incomplete numbering – Other 29 0.6
Ticks and crosses 520 10.3
Other symbols 79 1.6
Non-sequential numbering 497 9.8
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 000 19.8
Illegible numbering 15 0.3
Voter identified 1 0.0
Other 109 2.2
Total 5 055 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Lalor Park 202 2 183 9.25
Lowest % informal St Helena (Scullin) 38 1 050 3.62

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

W

Wannon

(Demographic rating: Rural)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 92 236
Turnout 87 927 95.33 -1.07
Informal votes 4 676 5.32 2.73
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 70 823 4 219 75 042 5.62
Absent 3 241 170 3 411 4.98
Postal 5 610 157 5 767 2.72
Pre-poll 3 508 122 3 630 3.36
Provisional 69 8 77 10.39
Total 83 251 4 676 87 927 5.32

(a) Comprises 62 777 votes cast at 94 static polling places, 11 764 votes cast at seven pre-poll centres, and 501 votes cast through four Special Hospital Teams.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 415 30.3
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 671 14.3
Incomplete numbering – Other 151 3.2
Ticks and crosses 237 5.1
Other symbols 34 0.7
Non-sequential numbering 1 151 24.6
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 866 18.5
Illegible numbering 88 1.9
Voter identified 9 0.2
Other 54 1.2
Total 4 676 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Stawell West 136 1 505 9.04
Lowest % informal Tyrendarra 0 133 0.00

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

Wills

(Demographic rating: Inner Metropolitan)

Key statistics
  No. % Swing from 2007 (%)
Enrolled 98 588
Turnout 89 791 91.08 -2.59
Informal votes 5 403 6.02 1.69
Type of vote cast
  Formal votes (no.) Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Ordinary (a) 69 343 4 816 74 159 6.49
Absent 5 189 304 5 493 5.53
Postal 5 553 136 5 689 2.39
Pre-poll 4 090 130 4 220 3.08
Provisional 213 17 230 7.39
Total 84 388 5 403 89 791 6.02

(a) Comprises 68 887 votes cast at 41 static polling places, 5 246 votes cast at three pre-poll centres, and 26 votes cast through a Special Hospital Team.

Informal votes by category
Category No. %
Totally blank 1 536 28.4
Incomplete numbering – Number '1' only 1 018 18.8
Incomplete numbering – Other 174 3.2
Ticks and crosses 329 6.1
Other symbols 24 0.4
Non-sequential numbering 805 14.9
Scribbles, slogans and other protest vote marks 1 188 22.0
Illegible numbering 56 1.0
Voter identified 0 0.0
Other 273 5.1
Total 5 403 100.0
Polling places with highest and lowest informality (a)
  Polling Place Informal votes (no.) Total votes (no.) % informal
Highest % informal Glenroy North 178 1 481 12.02
Lowest % informal Strathmore South 21 724 2.90

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

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