Did all of these eight elect at least one Coalition candidate to the House of Representatives on 2 July 2016? No.
Three returned zero Liberal Party or National Party MPs - Tasmania, Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory.
* The combined land area of Tasmania, Northern Territory and ACT is 1,419,888 sq kms - over 18 per cent of Australia's land mass - according to Geoscience Australia.
** The Nationals look set to retain one of the two Northern Territory senate seats and the Liberals to retain one of the two ACT senate seats - the count to date indicates it is also likely that four of the twelve Tasmanian senate seats will be held by the Liberals.