According to the ABC’s Senate Election calculator, these are the seven ‘others’ who will be joining the Greens and Senator John Madigan of the DLP on the Senate cross-benches in the new parliament.
|Party||Candidate & State||1st Preferences (%)||Quotasi||Countsii|
|Australian Motoring Enthusiasts Party||Ricky Muir (VIC)||0.52||0.04||35|
|Australian Sports Party||Wayne Dropulich (WA)||0.22||0.02||27|
|Family First||Bob Day (SA)||3.76||0.26||31|
|Liberal Democratic Party||David Leyonhjelm (NSW)||8.88||0.62||43|
|Nick Xenophon Group||Nick Xenophon (SA)iii||25.8||1.8||1|
|Palmer United Party||Glenn Lazarus (QLD)||10.3||0.72||35|
|Jacqui Lambie (TAS)||6.92||0.48||25|
i Figures for percentages of the primary vote and quotas are taken from the AEC website[http://vtr.aec.gov.au/SenateResultsMenu-17496.htm]
ii The number of counts the ABC’s Senate election calculator predicts it will take to achieve the result after preference distribution.
iii Since he was elected on first preferences, Nick Xenophon doesn’t really count as a Senate Lotto winner.