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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Victoria

(for more information on this election see national summary for the House of Representatives)

Election of 12 December 1906


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House of Representatives enrolment and voting in Victoria

Total number of voters on the roll
672,054
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
22
Number of uncontested seats
0
If uncontested seats, number of voters on the roll in uncontested seats
Number of voters on the roll in contested seats
672,054
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
381,265
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
56.73%
Total valid votes
366,750
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
3.81%
Informal (invalid) ballots in multiple voting system
Not applicable
Electoral system
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; first past the post (plurality) voting


House of Representatives votes and seats won in Victoria

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Election held on 12 December 1906
Criteria for the inclusion of parties in this table are set out in the Glossary under 'listed party'

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Party Name First preference vote n First preference vote share % Change from previous election % Seats won n Uncontested seats held n Seat share %
Australian Labor Party  111,626  30.44  +3.32  18.18 
Protectionist Party  107,515  29.32  -22.13  36.36 
Anti - Socialist Party  91,755  25.02  27.27 
Independent Protectionist Party  46,074  12.56  18.18 
Independents  6,056  1.65     
Votes for other than listed parties 3,724 1.02 +1.02       
Totals 366,750  100.00    22  100.00 


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* Party did not contest previous election or did not meet criteria for listing, or contested previous election under a different party name.

Sources

Colin A Hughes and B D Graham, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1890-1964, (Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1968, SBN 708102700).