Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Payments made to parties and candidates by the AEC

The AEC has authorised the first payment to political parties and candidates for votes received at the 2010 federal election. Payments have been made to 10 parties and 17 independent candidates.

This first round of payments is based on the progressive vote count as at 10 September 2010. The AEC has paid up to 99% of the funding entitlements calculated at that date.

Funding Entitlements are calculated using an indexed sum per first preference vote. At the 2010 each first preference vote was worth $2.31.
In order to be entitled to election funding a candidate must obtain at least 4% of the formal first preference vote.

(Note: Looks like the LNP total has been split between Liberal and National parties.)

PartyAmount ($)
Australian Labor Party20,935,323.18
Liberal Party of Australia20,819,820.08
Australian Greens7,086,053.13
National Party of Australia2,441,843.88
Family First Party403,122.45
Country Liberals (Northern Territory)177,617.04
Christian Democratic Party (Fred Nile Group)17,407.51
Australian Sex Party11,197.72
Liberal Democratic Party11,116.80
Shooters and Fishers Party10,527.26
IndependentsAmount ($)
Tony Windsor (New England, NSW)129,099.25
Robert Oakeshott (Lyne, NSW)91,691.26
Bob Katter (Kennedy, Qld)87,383.75
Andrew Wilkie (Denison, Tas.)31,557.85
Louise Burge (Farrer, NSW)21,400.20
John Clements (Parkes, NSW)20,933.28
John Arkan (Cowper, NSW)19,326.39
Michael Johnson (Ryan, Qld)17,284.98
Matthew Hogg (Riverina, NSW)11,710.96
Alan Lappin (Indi, Vic.)11,239.33
James Purcell (Wannon, Vic.)10,564.25
Charles Nason (Maranoa, Qld)10,427.85
Paul Blanch (Calare, NSW)9,364.37
Katrina Rainsford (Wannon, NSW)9,200.23
Brad King (Blair, Qld)7,353.01
Deidre Finter (Lingiari, NT)4,511.67
Kenny Lechleitner (Lingiari, NT)4,213.44

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