South Australia

Updated: 14 August 2007
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Number of divisions: 12 %
Enrolled 1 039 025  
Turnout 992 747 95.55
Number of static polling booths 651  
Number of special hospital teams 54  
Number of pre poll centres 41  
ALP TCP 430 558 45.92
NON ALP TCP 507 149 54.08
Informal 55 040 5.54
Informal votes by category
Category Ballot Papers % 1996
Blanks 13 495 24.52 28.13
Number '1' only 20 164 36.64 37.64
Ticks and crosses 8 360 15.19 23.74
Langer style 527 0.96  
Non sequential 7 573 13.76  
Voter identified 17 0.03 0.02
Marks 3 614 6.57 9.74
Slogans making numbering illegible 19 0.03  
Other 1 293 2.35  
Total 55 040 5.54 2.35
Specific data
    Total votes Total informal %
Highest % informal division Bonython 81 596 5 984 7.33
Lowest % informal division Boothby 85 795 3 880 4.52
Absent votes   60 307 3,208 5.32
Postal votes   36 460 677 1.86
Pre poll votes   32 773 952 2.90
Provisional votes   6 154 508 8.25

graph showing informal voting trends for South Australia 1901-2002

Informal votes by division
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