ID 0049

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 16 December 1922


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House of Representatives enrolment and voting in New South Wales

Total number of voters on the roll
1,142,066
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
28
Number of uncontested seats
3
If uncontested seats, number of voters on the roll in uncontested seats
126,469
Number of voters on the roll in contested seats
1,015,597
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
570,342
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
56.16%
Total valid votes
544,519
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
4.53%
Informal (invalid) ballots in multiple voting system
Not applicable
Electoral system
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences


House of Representatives votes and seats won in New South Wales

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Election held on 16 December 1922
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  232,211  42.65  -3.36  13  46.43 
Nationalist Party (Nationalists)  198,921  36.53  -4.11  11  39.29 
Country Party  65,118  11.96  14.29 
Independents  37,966  6.97  +4.29     
Votes for other than listed parties 10,303 1.89 +0.69       
Totals 544,519  100.00    28  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).