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Parliament of Victoria, Assembly election

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General election for the Assembly Victoria 
Date of election (or first day of voting at elections held over more than one day) 27 June 1964

Government in office and parliamentary support before and after the election

Government in office at election

Premier in office at date of election. (check notes to see if change of Premier since previous election) Henry Edward Bolte
Premier's party affiliation Liberal and Country Party 
Assembly support for government at election Majority 
If coalition, coalition partner(s)  

Government in office after election

Premier in office after election. Henry Edward Bolte
Premier's party affiliation Liberal and Country Party
Assembly support for government after election Majority 
If coalition, coalition partner(s)  
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Enrolment and voting

Total number of voters on the roll 1,635,311 
Number of Assembly seats 66 
Number of uncontested seats
If uncontested seats, number of voters on the roll in uncontested seats  
Number of voters on the roll in contested seats 1,635,311 
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems) 1,543,778 
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats) 94.40% 
Total valid votes 1,508,147 
Rate of informal (invalid) voting 2.31%
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 

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Victoria, Assembly votes and seats won

Election held on 27 June 1964
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 %
Liberal and Country Party 597,748  39.63  +3.20     38  57.58 
Australian Labor Party 546,279  36.22  -2.33     18  27.27 
Democratic Labor Party 225,779  14.97  -1.98        
Country Party 132,067  8.76  +1.62     10  15.15 
Independents 2,533  0.17  -0.49        
Votes for other than listed parties 3,741  0.25  -0.01          
Totals 1,508,147  100.00    66  100.00 


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