Western Australia

Updated: 22 December 2010
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Number of divisions: 15 %
Enrolled 1 206 422  
Turnout 1 140 922 94.57
Number of static polling booths 795  
Number of special hospital teams 55  
Number of pre poll centres 49  
ALP TCP 524 825 48.38
NON ALP TCP 559 970 51.62
Informal 56 134 4.92
Informal votes by category
Category Ballot Papers % 1996
Blanks 13 120 23.36 24.34
Number '1' only 16 776 29.87 36.26
Ticks and crosses 5 578 9.93 23.34
Langer style 2 347 4.18  
Non sequential 12 218 21.75  
Voter identified 63 0.11 0.02
Marks 4 371 7.78 13.89
Slogans making numbering illegible 101 0.18  
Other 1 590 2.83  
Total 56 164 4.92 3.16
Specific data
    Total votes Total informal %
Highest % informal division O'Connor 79 208 4 693 5.92
Lowest % informal division Curtin 78 477 2 590 3.30
Absent votes   91 299 4 439 4.86
Postal votes   33 487 561 1.68
Pre poll votes   43 816 1 111 2.54
Provisional votes   6 756 416 6.16

graph showing informal voting trends for Western Australia 1901-2002

Informal Votes By Division

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