Election held on 6 December 1913
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||311,747||46.63||-2.29||49||1||54.44|
|Farmers and Settlers Party||79,374||11.87||+11.17||10||0||11.11|
|Country Party Association||10,570||1.58||*||1||0||1.11|
|Votes for other than listed parties||6,711||1.00||+10.00|
* Party did not contest previous election or did not meet criteria for listing, or contested previous election under a different party name.
Premier in office at election: There had been a change of Premier since the previous election; 'In June 1913 McGowen resigned, and caucus elected Holman as leader', Hughes and Graham, p. 64 (reference in Sources, below) and Holman was sworn in as premier on 30 June 1913; see also Michael Hogan, '1913', in Michael Hogan and David Clune (editors), The People's Choice: Electoral Politics in 20th Century New South Wales, vol. 1 (1901 to 1927), pp. 119-152 at p. 124, (Sydney: Parliament of New South Wales and University of Sydney, 2001, ISBN 0909907390). For details of the circumstances of this resignation and references, see the entry for 'McGowen' in the 'Governments' section of this website.
Farmers and Settlers Party: 'All but one of the Farmers and Settlers' candidates had Liberal endorsement.... Following the election no distinction was made between the two groups who were all regarded as Liberals.' Hughes and Graham, p. 441 (reference in Sources, below). On the Farmers and Settlers Association and the formation of a country party at this election, see Hogan '1913', pp. 135-136 (reference in following paragraph).
Reference: For a comprehensive survey of this election and the preceding period, see Michael Hogan, '1913', in Michael Hogan and David Clune (editors), The People's Choice: Electoral Politics in 20th Century New South Wales, vol. 1 (1901 to 1927), pp. 119-152, (Sydney: Parliament of New South Wales and University of Sydney, 2001, ISBN 0909907390).
Colin A Hughes and B D Graham, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1890-1964, pp. 423-460, (Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1968, SBN 708102700); New South Wales, Parliament, The New South Wales Parliamentary Record: Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly, 1824-1999, vol. VI, pp. 7-15, (Sydney: Parliament of New South Wales, 1999).