(for more information on this election see national summary for the Senate)
Election held on 9 May 1953
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 %|
|Liberal Party - Country Party (joint ticket)||322,214||48.15||-8.70||3||60.00|
|Australian Labor Party||299,268||44.73||+4.56||2||40.00||2||40.00||4||40.00|
|Votes for other than listed parties||7,528||1.13||-1.86|
* 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 708102700); Gerard Newman, Federal Election Results 1949-2001, Canberra: Commonwealth Parliament, Department of the Parliamentary Library, Information and Research Services, Research Paper 9 2001-02, 2002 (ISSN 1328 7478).