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Parliament of Queensland, Legislative Assembly election

Election of 18 May 1907


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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)
18 May 1907

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 Minority
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
220,189
Number of Assembly seats
72
Number of uncontested seats
4
If uncontested seats, number of voters on the roll in uncontested seats
7,852
Number of voters on the roll in contested seats
212,337
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
152,049
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
71.61%
Total valid votes
197,312
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
Not applicable
Informal (invalid) ballots in multiple voting system
2,547
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 18 May 1907
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 %
Opposition  80,076  40.58  +11.59  29  40.28 
Ministerialists  62,898  31.88  +1.89  24  33.33 
Australian Labor Party  52,079  26.39  -9.65  18  25.00 
Independents  2,259  1.14  -3.82  1.39 
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 0.00       
Totals 197,312  100.00    72  100.00 


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Notes

Electoral districts were split into single-member and 2 member districts. Voting figures are for all districts. Goverrnment at election: The Morgan ALP Ministerialist coalition government was replaced by the Kidston ALP Ministerialist minority coalition government on 19 January 1906.

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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