Electoral results for the division of Arafura

This is a list of electoral results for the Electoral division of Arafura in Northern Territory elections.

Members for Arafura

MemberPartyTerm
  Bob Collins Labor Party 1983–1987
  Stan Tipiloura Labor Party 1987–1992
  Maurice Rioli Labor Party 1992–2001
  Marion Scrymgour Labor Party 2001–2009
  Independent 2009
  Labor Party 2009–2012
  Francis Xavier Kurrupuwu Country Liberal Party 2012–2014
  Independent 2014
  Palmer United Party 2014
  Country Liberal Party 2014-2016
  Lawrence Costa Labor Party 2016–present

Election results

Elections in the 2010s

2016 Northern Territory general election: Arafura[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Lawrence Costa 1,087 46.3 +11.7
Country Liberal Francis Xavier Kurrupuwu 903 38.4 –5.5
1 Territory Jon Lotu 284 12.1 +12.1
Independent Tristan Mungatopi 75 3.2 +3.2
Total formal votes 2,349 98.6 +3.1
Informal votes 34 1.4 −3.1
Turnout 2,383 49.2 −11.2
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Lawrence Costa 1,234 54.7 +7.2
Country Liberal Francis Xavier Kurrupuwu 1,020 45.3 −7.2
Labor gain from Country Liberal Swing +7.2
2012 Northern Territory general election: Arafura[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Liberal Francis Maralampuwi Xavier 1,308 43.1 +6.6
Labor Dean Rioli 1,104 36.4 −9.7
Greens George Pascoe 426 14.1 +14.1
First Nations Jeannie Gadambua 194 6.4 +6.4
Total formal votes 3,032 95.3 +1.3
Informal votes 148 4.7 −1.3
Turnout 3,180 58.1 −2.8
Two-party-preferred result
Country Liberal Francis Maralampuwi Xavier 1,547 51.0 +15.0
Labor Dean Rioli 1,485 49.0 −15.0
Country Liberal gain from Labor Swing +15.0

Elections in the 2000s

2008 Northern Territory general election: Arafura[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Marion Scrymgour 1,300 46.1 −18.0
Country Liberal Tristan Mungatopi 544 19.3 −3.0
Independent Jone Lotu 487 17.3 +17.3
Country Liberal Angie Siebert 486 17.3 +17.3
Total formal votes 2,817 94.0 −1.1
Informal votes 179 6.0 +1.1
Turnout 2,996 60.8
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Marion Scrymgour 1,802 64.0 −9.6
Country Liberal Tristan Mungatopi 1,015 36.0 +9.6
Labor hold Swing −9.6

References

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