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Parliament of Queensland, Legislative Assembly election

Election of 11 June 1932


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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)
11 June 1932

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
Country & Progressive National Party
Legislative Assembly support for government at election
Majority
If coalition, coalition partner(s)

Government in office after election

Premier's party affiliation
Australian Labor Party
Legislative Assembly support for government after election
Majority
If coalition, coalition partner(s)

Enrolment and voting

Total number of voters on the roll
525,944
Number of Assembly seats
62
Number of uncontested seats
5
If uncontested seats, number of voters on the roll in uncontested seats
33,908
Number of voters on the roll in contested seats
492,036
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
456,706
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
92.82%
Total valid votes
451,562
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
1.13%
Informal (invalid) ballots in multiple voting system
Not applicable
Electoral system
Single member districts, contingent voting (a version of AV), compulsory voting


Queensland, Legislative Assembly votes and seats won

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Election held on 11 June 1932
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  225,270  49.89  +9.73  33  53.23 
Country & Progressive National Party  204,158  45.21  -9.02  28  45.16 
Independents  11,069  2.45  -2.42  1.61 
Votes for other than listed parties 11,065 2.45 +1.71       
Totals 451,562  100.00    62  100.00 


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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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