(for more information on this election see national summary for the Senate)
Election held on 21 September 1940
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 by ticket n||Seats won by ticket %||Seats won by party n||Seats won by party %||Seats held by party n||Seats held by party %|
|United Australia Party - Country Party (joint ticket)||568,172||54.77||*||4||100.00|
|Australian Labor Party||440,380||42.45||-7.09||0||2||33.33|
|United Australia Party||-40.72||3||75.00||3||50.00|
|Votes for other than listed parties||5,192||0.50||+0.50|
* Party did not contest previous election or did not meet criteria for listing, or contested previous election under a different party name.
Colin A Hughes and B D Graham, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1890-1964, (Canberra; Australian National University Press, 1968 SBN 708112700); Commonwealth Parliament, Department of the Senate.