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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Queensland

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

Election of 17 November 1928


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House of Representatives enrolment and voting in Queensland

Total number of voters on the roll
465,423
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
10
Number of uncontested seats
4
If uncontested seats, number of voters on the roll in uncontested seats
192,793
Number of voters on the roll in contested seats
272,630
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
252,187
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
92.50%
Total valid votes
238,363
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
5.48%
Informal (invalid) ballots in multiple voting system
Not applicable
Electoral system
Adult franchise at 21 years; single member districts; preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting


House of Representatives votes and seats won in Queensland

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Election held on 17 November 1928
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  112,982  47.40  +4.99  20.00 
Nationalist Party (Nationalists)  87,430  36.68  -11.02  60.00 
Country Party  37,951  15.92  +6.12  20.00 
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 -0.09       
Totals 238,363  100.00    10  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).