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Australian federal election, 2 July 2016
Senate election, Northern Territory

(See NSW / Vic / Qld / WA / SA / Tas / ACT)

Senators up for election:

  • Senator Malarndirri McCarthy (Labor)
  • Senator Hon Nigel Scullion (Nationals), retiring
  • Comment:

    The Northern Territory has elected one Country Liberal and one Labor Senator at every election since 1975, and will do so again this year. Labor's candidate is Senator Malarndirri McCarthy. In late January Senator Nigel Scullion, after six years as Minister for Indigenous Affairs, announced that he will not stand again. The new CLP candidate is Dr Samantha (Sam) McMahon, a Katherine vet and business woman.

    Candidates in ballot-paper order:

    Group A: United Australia Party
    Michael Wolf Ross McRobert

    Group B: Australian Labor Party
    Senator Malarndirri McCarthy Wayne Kurnorth (disendorsed)

    Group C: Country Liberal Party
    Dr Sam McMahon Jason Burgoyne

    Group D: Independent
    Braedon Earley Crystal Johnson

    Group E: Rise Up Australia
    Jan Pile Leslie Harris

    Group F: Help End Marijuana Prohibition
    Andrew Kavasilas Lance Lawrence

    Group G: Citizens Electoral Council
    Trudy Campbell Peter Flynn

    Group H: Australian Greens
    Anna Sri Lia Gill

    Group I: Fraser Anning's Conservative National Party
    Mark Dickson James Wheeler

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