Converting Votes to Seats

The charts below illustrate the the relative seats compared to vote share for the top National Parties in the 2009 General Elections. The second chart below looks at the hit rate of the parties in terms of how they convert votes into seats. That is, it shows how many seats each party has for every percentage point of support it has won.

Vote Share vs Seats Won -- 2009 General Elections

Vote Share vs Seats Won — 2009 General Elections

Hit Rate for converting votes to seats, 2009 General Elections

Hit Rate for converting votes to seats, 2009 General Elections