Australian federal election, 2013
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All 150 seats in the Australian House of Representatives
76 seats were needed for a majority in the House
40 (of the 76) seats in the Australian Senate
First party Second party
Jenny Macklin Speech Kevin Andrews Anzac Day Crop
Leader Jenny Macklin Kevin Andrews
Party Labor Liberal/National Coalition
Leader since 14 December 2008 15 May 2011
Leader's seat Jagajaga Menzies
Last election 86 seats 55 seats
Seats won 74 seats 71 seats
Seat change Red Arrow Down12 Green Arrow Up16
Popular vote 6,491,042 6,423,885
Percentage 50.26% 49.74%
Swing Red Arrow Down3.01 Green Arrow Up3.01

Prime Minister before election

Jenny Macklin

Elected Prime Minister

Jenny Macklin

The Australian federal election, 2013 was held on Saturday, 17 August 2013. Staged to determine the members of the 44th Parliament of Australia, the election was won by the incument Australian Labor Party led by Jenny Macklin and deputy leader Bill Shorten against the opposition leader Kevin Andrews of the Liberal Party of Australia and Coalition partner the National Party of Australia, led by Warren Truss.

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