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Part 3 - Elections - Introduction - Senate

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Senate

All 76 Senate seats were contested at the 2 July 2016 election and Senate terms were backdated to 1 July 2016. The seats won by each party were as follows:

Senators elected 2.7.2016

Liberal Party of Australia

24

The Nationals

5

Country Liberal Party

1

Australian Labor Party

26

Australian Greens

9

Derryn Hinch's Justice Party

1

Family First Party

1

Jacqui Lambie Network

1

Liberal Democratic Party

1

Nick Xenophon Team

3

Pauline Hanson's One Nation

4

Total

76

Note: At the 2016 election, 21 House of Representatives candidates and five Senate candidates successfully contested seats for the merged Liberal National Party of Queensland. Upon commencement of the 45th Parliament, these MPs nominated to sit with either the Liberal Party of Australia or The Nationals.

For full election details, see: www.aec.gov.au