2016 Federal Election

Updated: Tue, 09 Aug 2016 4:48:35 PM AEST


VIC Senate

Enrolment: 3,963,992
Quota: 269,250


There are twelve VIC Senate vacancies for the 2016 Federal Election.


First preferences

Distribution of preferences

Note: The s282 recount is undertaken by the AEC as required under Section 282 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918. The s282 recount does not affect the result of the election. Further information about this recount is available at: http://www.aec.gov.au/elections/candidates/files/counting/senate-terms.pdf

Senators elected


For a candidate to be elected to the Senate they need to gain a full quota of the formal votes. The table below represents an indicative quota based on first preference votes as cast above the line only. Each party's quota can provide some indication as to the potential for candidates in that party to be elected but does not account for votes cast below the line.

Note: The distribution of preferences determines which candidates are elected to the Senate. This process is conducted as soon as possible after all votes have been received and counted and can take several weeks to occur.

Groups' quota
Group Quota
Liberal/Nationals 4.3038
Australian Labor Party 3.9950
The Greens 1.4132
Palmer United Party 0.0388
Liberal Democrats (LDP) 0.2061
Nick Xenophon Team 0.2047
Family First 0.1476
Australian Motoring Enthusiast Party 0.1181
Jacqui Lambie Network 0.0568
John Madigan's Manufacturing and Farming Party 0.0196
Australian Sex Party 0.2010
Shooters, Fishers and Farmers 0.1362
DLP - Democratic Labour Party 0.0674
Animal Justice Party 0.2257
Christian Democratic Party 0.0345
Pauline Hanson's One Nation 0.2359
Australian Christians 0.1291
Rise Up Australia Party 0.0378
Pirate Party 0.0499
Voluntary Euthanasia Party 0.0214
Secular Party of Australia 0.0086
Sustainable Australia 0.0393
Drug Law Reform 0.0868
Socialist Equality Party 0.0122
Socialist Alliance 0.0096
Citizens Electoral Council 0.0078
Australian Country Party 0.0346
Australian Liberty Alliance 0.0857
Australian Progressives 0.0077
Derryn Hinch's Justice Party 0.7864
Health Australia Party 0.0638
Marriage Equality 0.0637
Mature Australia 0.0129
Renewable Energy Party 0.0329
Science Party/Cyclists Party 0.0430
The Arts Party 0.0287
Unendorsed/Ungrouped Amalgamated 0.0232

Division and polling place results