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.