ID 0051

Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Queensland

(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 Queensland

Total number of voters on the roll
406,228
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
10
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
406,228
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
335,781
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
82.66%
Total valid votes
319,767
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
4.77%
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 Queensland

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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 %
Nationalist Party (Nationalists)  136,709  42.75  -6.71  70.00 
Australian Labor Party  132,515  41.44  -5.39  20.00 
Country Party  39,967  12.50  10.00 
Independents  10,576  3.31  +3.01     
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 0.00       
Totals 319,767  100.00    10  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).