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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 15 September 1934


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House of Representatives enrolment and voting in Victoria

Total number of voters on the roll
1,104,445
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
20
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
1,104,445
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
1,050,288
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
95.10%
Total valid votes
1,018,940
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
2.98%
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 Victoria

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Election held on 15 September 1934
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 %
United Australia Party  420,593  41.28  -7.21  11  55.00 
Federal Labor Party  370,882  36.40  +2.16  30.00 
Australian Country Party  77,563  7.61  10.00 
Country Party  55,316  5.43  -4.18  5.00 
Independents  55,222  5.42  -1.69     
Social Credit  24,375  2.39     
Votes for other than listed parties 14,989 1.47 +0.92       
Totals 1,018,940  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).