(for more information on this election see national summary for the House of Representatives)
Election held on 9 December 1961
Criteria for the inclusion of parties in this table are set out in the Glossary under 'listed party'
|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||365,930||48.06||+10.59||11||0||61.11|
|Queensland Labor Party (Democratic Labor Party from 1963)||57,487||7.55||-3.53||0|
|Votes for other than listed parties||6,291||0.83||-0.16|
Colin A Hughes and B D Graham, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1890-1964, Canberra; Australian National University Press, 1968 (SBN 708102700); Gerard Newman, Federal Election Results 1949-2001, Canberra: Commonwealth Parliament, Department of the Parliamentary Library, Information and Research Services, Research Paper 9 2001-02, 2002 (ISSN 1328 7478).