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Who ran in the 2013 election?

Who ran in the 2013 election?

Democratic nominee Robin Kelly defeated Republican nominee Paul McKinley on April 9, 2013, taking 71 percent of about 82,000 votes cast.

Which party was in power in 2013 Australia?

2013 Australian federal election

Leader Tony Abbott Kevin Rudd
Party Liberal/National coalition Labor
Leader since 1 December 2009 26 June 2013
Leader’s seat Warringah (NSW) Griffith (Qld.)
Last election 72 seats, 43.32% 72 seats, 37.99%

Who was the best Prime Minister of Australia?

Alfred Deakin was a unanimous choice as Australia’s best prime minister, winning full votes from each selector; Robert Menzies also appeared on every “best” list. No one prime minister appeared on all six “worst” lists, although William McMahon appeared on five and James Scullin on four.

Who was in government 2012 Australia?

2012 in Australia
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor-General Quentin Bryce
Prime minister Julia Gillard
Elections QLD, NT, ACT

Which parties won seats in the 2013 Australian federal election?

This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below. The following tables show state-by-state results in the Australian House of Representatives at the 2013 federal election, Coalition 90, Labor 55, Australian Greens 1, Palmer United Party 1, Katter’s Australian Party 1, with 2 independents.

Who was the Prime Minister of Australia in 2013?

Abbott was sworn in by the Governor-General, Quentin Bryce, as Australia’s new Prime Minister on 18 September 2013, along with the Abbott Ministry and the members of the House of Representatives. The 44th Parliament of Australia opened on 12 November 2013, which is taken to be the commencement of the term of members of the House of Representatives.

What happened in the 2013 federal election?

The 2013 Federal Election ended a tumultuous period in Australian politics. The year of three prime ministers begin with Julia Gillard but then saw Kevin Rudd overthrow the woman who had herself deposed him in 2010. It ended with the defeat of the two-term Labor government and the election of the Coalition led by Tony Abbott.

Who defeated Julia Gillard in the 2013 federal election?

^ Griffith, Emma (26 June 2013). “Kevin Rudd defeats Julia Gillard 57-45 in Labor leadership ballot, paving way for a return to PM”. ABC News. Australia. Retrieved 26 June 2013. ^ “Federal MP Sharon Grierson announces retirement”.