ID 0030

Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Tasmania

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

Election of 31 May 1913


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House of Representatives enrolment and voting in Tasmania

Total number of voters on the roll
106,746
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
5
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
106,746
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
80,398
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
75.32%
Total valid votes
77,847
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
3.17%
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 Tasmania

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Election held on 31 May 1913
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 %
Liberal Party  40,156  51.58  +5.42  40.00 
Australian Labor Party  37,340  47.97  -5.87  60.00 
Votes for other than listed parties 351 0.45 +0.45       
Totals 77,847  100.00    100.00 


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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).