Informal House of Representatives ballot paper survey, 2001 federal election, Division of Newcastle

Updated: 23 March 2012
Newcastle, New South Wales
Demographic rating: Provincial %
Enrolled 89 198  
Turnout 84 089 94.27
Number of static polling booths 55  
Number of special hospital teams 3  
Number of pre poll centres 2  
ALP TCP 45 555 56.91
LP TCP 34 497 43.09
Informal 4 037 4.80
Informal votes by category
Category Ballot papers %
Blanks 983 24.35
Number '1' only 947 23.46
Ticks and crosses 280 6.94
Langer style 33 0.82
Non sequential 1 377 34.11
Voter identified 0 0.00
Marks 416 10.30
Slogans making numbering illegible 1 0.02
Other 0 0.00
Total 4 037  
Specific data
    Total votes Total informal %
Highest % informal polling place Beaumont Park 857 78 9.10
Lowest % informal polling place Merewether Heights 1 333 38 2.85
Absent votes   5 474 242 4.42
Postal votes   3 586 72 2.01
Pre poll votes   3 128 72 2.3
Provisional votes   359 12 3.34
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