Election held on 10 December 1955
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 %|
|Australian Labor Party||115,367||39.35||-9.73||2||40.00||2||40.00||5||50.00|
|Anti-Communist Labor Party (Democratic Labor Party from 1958)||10,077||3.44||*||0|
|Votes for other than listed parties||3,188||1.09||-0.39|
* 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).