Steps in the redistribution
In accordance with section 65 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918, the Electoral Commissioner has determined the current enrolment quota for the purposes of the redistribution of Victoria to be 106,954.
The determination of the current enrolment quota for the redistribution of Victoria was based on enrolment numbers as at Monday 4 September 2017, which is the date the redistribution commenced.
The quota was calculated by dividing the number of electors on the electoral roll in Victoria on the day the redistribution commenced by the number of members to which Victoria is entitled.
|Number of electors enrolled in Victoria as at the end of the day on which the redistribution commenced (Monday 4 September 2017)||4,064,258|
|Number of members of the House of Representatives to which Victoria is entitled||38|
|Current enrolment quota for Victoria||106,954|
|Permissible maximum number of electors in an electoral division (Current enrolment quota + 10%)||117,649|
|Permissible minimum number of electors in an electoral division (Current enrolment quota - 10%)||96,259|
The following table shows the number of electors in each electoral division as at Monday 4 September 2017.
|Electoral division||Number of electors|