ID 0264

Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election

Show only vote and seat summary details

Previous election in this series | Next election in this series
General election for the House of Representatives Commonwealth of Australia 
Date of election 14 November 1925

Government in office and parliamentary support before and after the election

Government in office at election

Prime Minister in office at date of election. (check notes to see if change of Prime Minister since previous election) Stanley Melbourne Bruce
Prime Minister's party affiliation Nationalist Party 
House of Representatives support for government at election Coalition  
If coalition, coalition partner(s) Country Party  

Government in office after election

Prime Minister in office after election. Stanley Melbourne Bruce
Prime Minister's party affiliation Nationalist Party
House of Representatives support for government after election Coalition  
If coalition, coalition partner(s) Country Party  
Top

Enrolment and voting

Total number of voters on the roll 3,302,016 
Number of House of Representatives seats 75 
Number of uncontested seats
If uncontested seats, number of voters on the roll in uncontested seats 33,277 
Number of voters on the roll in contested seats 3,268,739 
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems) 2,987,200 
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats) 91.39% 
Total valid votes 2,916,638 
Rate of informal (invalid) voting 2.36%
Informal (invalid) ballots in multiple voting system Not applicable
Electoral system Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting 

Top

House of Representatives votes and seats won, national summary

Election held on 14 November 1925
Criteria for the inclusion of parties in this table are set out in the Glossary under 'listed party'

Party Name First preference vote n First preference vote share % Change from previous election % Seats won n Uncontested seats held n Seat share %
Australian Labor Party 1,313,627  45.04  +2.74     23  30.67 
Nationalist Party (Nationalists) 1,238,397  42.46  +7.23     37  49.33 
Country Party 313,363  10.74  -1.82     14  18.67 
Independents 51,251  1.76  -2.80     1.33 
Votes for other than listed parties 0.00  -0.66          
Totals 2,916,638  100.00    75  100.00 


Previous election in this series | Next election in this series | Display Chart

Sources

Colin A Hughes and B D Graham, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1890-1964, (Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1968, SBN 708102700).



Top