Election held on 18 May 1974
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||859,078||46.68||+10.08||5||50.00||5||50.00||5||50.00|
|Liberal Party - Country Party (joint ticket)||791,254||42.99||*||5||50.00|
|Democratic Labor Party||118,728||6.45||-12.62||0|
|Votes for other than listed parties||41,903||2.28||-1.01|
* 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, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1965-1974, Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1977 (ISBN 0708113400); 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 13287478).