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2018 Darling Range by-election returns

Please note that the following tables are for illustrative purposes only. All information should be confirmed by viewing the copies of the original returns available in PDF.

Type of return Total Gifts Received Total Electoral Expenditure Total Reimbursement
Candidates $0.00 $6,909.66 $0.00
Political parties N/A1 $496,193.65 $42,981.76
Total $0.00 $503,103.31 $42,981.76


1Political parties and associated entities do not disclose gifts and other income in their election return as this information will be provided in their annual return. The 2017–2018 annual returns are available on this website after Friday, 28 December 2018.


Ballot paper name Party affiliation Total gifts received Total electoral expenditure
CADDIES, Rod Pauline Hanson's One Nation $0.00 $3,717.98
EIKELBOOM, Eric Australian Christians $0.00 $0.00
HAYDEN, Alyssa Liberal Party $0.00 $0.00
LAWRENCE, Tania WA Labor $0.00 $0.00
O'BYRNE, George Independent $0.00 $400.00
OSTLE, Stuart Shooters, Fishers and Farmers $0.00 $2,243.00
PYLE, Anthony The Greens (WA) $0.00 $0.00
SHAW, Doug Independent $0.00 $0.00
THOMAS-WURTH, Jehni Animal Justice Party $0.00 $418.00
WATT, John FLUORIDE FREE WA $0.00 $0.00
  Total $0.00 $6,909.66

Political Parties

Political Party Total Electoral Expenditure
Animal Justice Party $864.99
Australian Christians (WA) $5,683.00
Australian Labor Party (WA Branch) $354,566.50
Fluoride Free WA Party $0.00
National Party of Australia (WA) Inc $6,575.00
Pauline Hanson's One Nation $816.91
Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party (WA) $2,243.00
The Greens (WA) Inc $1,879.00
The Liberal Party of Australia (WA Division) Inc $119,148.75
Total $496,193.65

Electoral funding reimbursement

Candidates and political parties that received at least 4% of first preference votes are eligible to claim reimbursement of electoral expenditure. The reimbursement rate for the Darling Range by-election was $1.889. For more information, see Reimbursement of Electoral Expenditure.

The following table is for illustrative purposes only. All information should be confirmed by viewing the copies of the original claims available in PDF.

Ballot paper name % of valid votes Number of primary votes Reimbursement
Australian Christian (WA) 4.69% 1,145 $2,162.91
Australian Labor Party (WA Branch) 31.99% 7,809 $14,751.20
Pauline Hanson's One Nation 7.76% 1,894 $3,577.77
Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party (WA) 4.56% 1,112 $2,039.68
The Greens (WA) Inc 5.85% 1,427 $1,879.44
The Liberal Party of Australia (WA Division) Inc 34.49% 8,418 $15,901.60
WESTERN AUSTRALIA PARTY 5.79% 1,413 $2,669.16
    Total $42,981.76

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