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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in New South Wales

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

Election of 5 September 1914


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House of Representatives enrolment and voting in New South Wales

Total number of voters on the roll
1,083,129
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
27
Number of uncontested seats
4
If uncontested seats, number of voters on the roll in uncontested seats
162,137
Number of voters on the roll in contested seats
920,992
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
608,753
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
66.10%
Total valid votes
593,937
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
2.43%
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 New South Wales

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Election held on 5 September 1914
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  309,862  52.17  +5.26  14  51.85 
Liberal Party  283,566  47.74  -3.41  13  48.15 
Independents  509  0.09  -1.84     
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 0.00       
Totals 593,937  100.00    27  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).