Western Australia’s Senators have been decided

Updated: 1 August 2016

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has announced that the count for the election of twelve Senators for Western Australia was completed today.

The successful candidates for the twelve Senate vacancies for Western Australia are (in order of their election):

Successful candidates for the 12 Senate vacancies for Western Australia
  Candidate Party
1. CORMANN, Mathias Liberal
2. LINES, Sue Australian Labor Party
3. LUDLAM, Scott The Greens (WA)
4. CASH, Michaelia Liberal
5. STERLE, Glenn Australian Labor Party
6. SMITH, Dean Liberal
7. DODSON, Patrick Australian Labor Party
8. REYNOLDS, Linda Liberal
9. BACK, Chris Liberal
10. PRATT, Louise Australian Labor Party
11. CULLETON, Rodney Norman Pauline Hanson's One Nation
12. SIEWERT, Rachel The Greens (WA)

The Australian Electoral Officer for Western Australia, Marie Neilson said the distribution of preferences was conducted today to elect the twelve Senators.

“As with all aspects of the count, the automated distribution of preferences undertaken today was open to scrutineers appointed by the candidates,” Ms Neilson said.

All 2016 federal election results are available on the AEC tally room.

Declaration of the Poll

Ms Neilson said the formal Declaration of the Poll for the 2016 election of Senators for Western Australia will take place at 10:00 am on Tuesday, 2 August and will be held at the AEC’s State Office, Level 13, 200 St Georges Tce, Perth.

All candidates and the media are invited to attend. RSVPs are not required.