Durack – WA Senate 2014

Geography
North of Western Australia. Durack covers a majority of Western Australia’s landmass, stretching from the northern Wheatbelt outside of Perth, covering the coast all the way to the Northern Territory border. Major towns include Geraldton, Broome and Port Hedland.

2013 result

GroupPartyVotesDurack %Statewide %
AALiberal26,62234.3239.20
ZAustralian Labor Party17,12222.0726.59
UThe Nationals13,42617.315.07
SThe Greens (WA)4,7916.189.49
FPalmer United Party3,2494.195.01
BLiberal Democrats2,6523.423.43
GShooters and Fishers1,8022.321.04
ISex Party1,2251.581.49
CAustralian Christians9181.181.64
DHelp End Marijuana Prohibition (HEMP) Party8101.041.07
Others4,9496.385.98

The Liberal Party topped the poll in Durack, but with 4.9% less than the statewide average. The ALP and Greens also polled below their average, while the Nationals polled over 17%, compared to 5% across WA.

Polling places in Durack at the 2013 federal election. Gascoyne in blue, Geraldton in green, Kimberley in red, Mid West in purple, Pilbara in yellow, Wheatbelt in orange. Click to enlarge.
Polling places in Durack at the 2013 federal election. Gascoyne in blue, Geraldton in green, Kimberley in red, Mid West in purple, Pilbara in yellow, Wheatbelt in orange. Click to enlarge.

Booth breakdown
Booths have been divided into six areas. Those in the Geraldton urban area have been grouped together. The rest of the electorate was split into five areas. From north to south, these are Kimberley, Pilbara, Gascoyne, Mid West and Wheatbelt.

The Liberal Party topped the poll in five out of six areas. The ALP won 31% in Kimberley, outpolling the Liberal Party by 3.1%.

The Liberal vote ranged from 27% in the Kimberley to 37% in Geraldton. The ALP’s vote ranged from 12% in the Wheatbelt to 31% in the Kimberley.

The Nationals came second in the Wheatbelt (30.4%) and the Mid West (25.3%).

The Greens vote ranged from just over 3% in the Wheatbelt to 15% in the Kimberley.

Voter groupLIB %ALP %NAT %GRN %Total votes% of votes
Geraldton36.6221.2015.465.1315,43419.90
Pilbara32.6526.8213.455.1211,16514.39
Wheatbelt35.0111.9930.403.168,95811.55
Kimberley26.9930.909.8015.096,8268.80
Mid West35.2516.4725.263.966,4658.33
Gascoyne30.6222.1320.145.963,2724.22
Other votes35.6323.1215.156.5425,44632.81
Liberal Senate votes in Durack at the 2013 federal election.
Liberal Senate votes in Durack at the 2013 federal election.
Labor Senate votes in Durack at the 2013 federal election.
Labor Senate votes in Durack at the 2013 federal election.
Nationals Senate votes in Durack at the 2013 federal election.
Nationals Senate votes in Durack at the 2013 federal election.
Liberal Senate votes in the Wheatbelt at the 2013 federal election.
Liberal Senate votes in the Wheatbelt at the 2013 federal election.
Labor Senate votes in the Wheatbelt at the 2013 federal election.
Labor Senate votes in the Wheatbelt at the 2013 federal election.
Nationals Senate votes in the Wheatbelt at the 2013 federal election.
Nationals Senate votes in the Wheatbelt at the 2013 federal election.
Liberal Senate votes in Geraldton at the 2013 federal election.
Liberal Senate votes in Geraldton at the 2013 federal election.
Labor Senate votes in Geraldton at the 2013 federal election.
Labor Senate votes in Geraldton at the 2013 federal election.
Nationals Senate votes in Geraldton at the 2013 federal election.
Nationals Senate votes in Geraldton at the 2013 federal election.
Liberal Senate votes in Roebourne and Port Hedland at the 2013 federal election.
Liberal Senate votes in Roebourne and Port Hedland at the 2013 federal election.
Labor Senate votes in Roebourne and Port Hedland at the 2013 federal election.
Labor Senate votes in Roebourne and Port Hedland at the 2013 federal election.
Nationals Senate votes in Roebourne and Port Hedland at the 2013 federal election.
Nationals Senate votes in Roebourne and Port Hedland at the 2013 federal election.