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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 16 December 1922


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House of Representatives enrolment and voting in Victoria

Total number of voters on the roll
875,331
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
20
Number of uncontested seats
1
If uncontested seats, number of voters on the roll in uncontested seats
46,647
Number of voters on the roll in contested seats
828,684
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
474,878
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
57.31%
Total valid votes
459,789
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
3.18%
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 Victoria

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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  194,024  42.20  +4.15  40.00 
National Party (Nationalists)  151,712  33.00  -10.89  25.00 
Country Party  65,341  14.21  25.00 
Liberal Party   36,035  7.84  10.00 
Independents  12,677  2.76  +2.02     
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 0.00       
Totals 459,789  100.00    20  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).