ID 0340

Parliament of Queensland, Legislative Assembly election

Election of 27 August 1904


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General election for the Legislative Assembly
Queensland
Date of election (or first day of voting at elections held over more than one day)
27 August 1904

Government in office and parliamentary support before and after the election

Government in office at election

Premier in office at date of election. (check notes to see if change of Premier since previous election)
Premier's party affiliation
Ministerialists
Legislative Assembly support for government at election
Coalition
If coalition, coalition partner(s)
Australian Labor Party

Government in office after election

Premier in office after election.
Premier's party affiliation
Ministerialists
Legislative Assembly support for government after election
Coalition
If coalition, coalition partner(s)
Australian Labor Party

Enrolment and voting

Total number of voters on the roll
103,943
Number of Assembly seats
72
Number of uncontested seats
18
If uncontested seats, number of voters on the roll in uncontested seats
22,677
Number of voters on the roll in contested seats
81,266
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
68,556
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
84.36%
Total valid votes
80,341
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
Not applicable
Informal (invalid) ballots in multiple voting system
445
Electoral system
Single and multimember districts, contingent voting (a version of AV)


Queensland, Legislative Assembly votes and seats won

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Election held on 27 August 1904
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  28,961  36.05  -3.28  34  11  47.22 
Ministerialists  24,096  29.99  -18.14  21  29.17 
Opposition  23,294  28.99  +22.13  15  20.83 
Independents  3,990  4.97  +1.21  2.78 
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 -0.10       
Totals 80,341  100.00    72  18  100.00 


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Notes

Electoral districts were split into single-member and 2 member districts. Voting figures are for all districts. Government in office at election: Morgan Ministerialist Labor coalition government replaced the Philp Ministerialist government on 17 September 1903

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).



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