ID 0097

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 21 August 1943


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House of Representatives enrolment and voting in New South Wales

Total number of voters on the roll
1,741,406
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
28
Number of uncontested seats
1
If uncontested seats, number of voters on the roll in uncontested seats
59,130
Number of voters on the roll in contested seats
1,682,276
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
1,624,043
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
96.54%
Total valid votes
1,574,339
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
3.06%
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 New South Wales

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Election held on 21 August 1943
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  846,885  53.79  +18.49  21  75.00 
United Australia Party  261,117  16.59  -10.67  14.29 
Independents  167,713  10.65  +4.71   
Country Party  135,988  8.64  -2.99  10.71 
One Parliament for Australia  71,101  4.52     
Liberal Democrat Party  42,149  2.68     
State Labor Party   29,752  1.89  -4.73     
Votes for other than listed parties 19,634 1.25 +1.25       
Totals 1,574,339  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).