Northern Territory Senators have been decided

Updated: 6 June 2019

The Australian Electoral Commission has announced that the count for the election of two Senators for the Northern Territory was completed today. 

The successful candidates for the two Senate vacancies for the Northern Territory are (in order of their election):

  1. McCARTHY, Malarndirri – Australian Labor Party (Northern Territory) Branch
  2. McMAHON, Sam – Country Liberals (Northern Territory)

The Australian Electoral Officer for the Northern Territory, Mr Geoff Bloom, said the distribution of preferences was conducted today. 

“As with all aspects of the count, the automated distribution of preferences undertaken today was open to scrutineers appointed by the candidates,” Mr Bloom said.

All 2019 federal election results are available on the AEC’s tally room.

Invitation: Declaration of the Poll

Mr Bloom said the formal Declaration of the Poll for the 2019 election of Senators for the Northern Territory will take place at 11.00am on Friday, 7 June 2019 and will be held at Level 7 TCG Building 80 Mitchell St Darwin.

All candidates and the media are invited to attend, and RSVPs are not required.

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