The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has announced that the count for the election of twelve Senators for Victoria was completed today.
The successful candidates for the twelve Senate vacancies for Victoria are (in order of their election):
|2||CARR, Kim||Australian Labor Party|
|3||DI NATALE, Richard||The Greens|
|4||McKENZIE, Bridget||The Nationals|
|5||CONROY, Stephen Michael||Australian Labor Party|
|7||COLLINS, Jacinta||Australian Labor Party|
|9||MARSHALL, Gavin||Australian Labor Party|
|10||HINCH, Derryn||Derryn Hinch's Justice Party|
|11||RICE, Janet||The Greens|
The Australian Electoral Officer for Victoria, Jeff Pope said the distribution of preferences was conducted today to elect the twelve Victorian Senators.
"As with all aspects of the count, the automated distribution of preferences undertaken today was open to scrutineers appointed by the candidates," Mr Pope said.
All 2016 federal election results are available on the AEC's tally room at www.aec.gov.au/results.
Mr Pope said the formal Declaration of the Poll for the 2016 election of Senators for Victoria will take place at 2:30pm on Thursday 4 August and will be held at the AEC Victoria State Office, Level 8 Casselden, 2 Lonsdale St, Melbourne.
All candidates and the media are invited to attend. RSVPs are not required.