On Elections

How people elect parliaments


Legislative Assembly

Specific Elections: 1999 – 2002 – 2006 – 2010 – 2014 – 2018


Victoria has a bicameral Parliament with the lower house being the Legislative Assembly, an assembly of 88 members.

The boundaries of the Legislative Assembly electoral divisions are reviewed regularly by an independent commission.

Terms of the Legislative Assembly have been legislatively fixed at four years since the election of 2002.

All the members of the Legislative Assembly are directly elected in single member divisions by the preferential voting method.

Commentary and analysis



[recent redistricting]

Inequality in the effective influence of voters caused by variations in Legislative Assembly riding enrolments has been low in recent elections, with the most recent standard deviation of variations compared to the mean enrolment being 4.8% in 2014.

[nomination openness – party configurations]

[summary of results]

[inequality by margins]

Specific elections

1999 – 2002 – 2006 – 2010 – 2014 – 2018



[data source – data completeness – anomalous contests – augmentation]


[Dataset not yet published]

  • OnElections election data AU-Vic-1999-2015.xls
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