ID 0390

Parliament of South Australia, House of Assembly election

Election of 8 April 1933


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General election for the House of Assembly
South Australia
Date of election (or first day of voting at elections held over more than one day)
8 April 1933

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
Australian Labor Party
House of Assembly support for government at election
Majority
If coalition, coalition partner(s)

Government in office after election

Premier's party affiliation
Liberal and Country League
House of Assembly support for government after election
Majority
If coalition, coalition partner(s)

Enrolment and voting

Total number of voters on the roll
338,576
Number of Assembly seats
46
Number of uncontested seats
7
If uncontested seats, number of voters on the roll in uncontested seats
31,291
Number of voters on the roll in contested seats
307,285
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
182,693
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
59.45%
Total valid votes
173,789
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
4.87%
Informal (invalid) ballots in multiple voting system
Not applicable
Electoral system
Universal franchise at 21 years, multimember districts, contingent voting (see notes)


South Australia, House of Assembly votes and seats won

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Election held on 8 April 1933
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 %
Liberal & Country League  60,159  34.62  29  63.04 
Australian Labor Party  48,273  27.78  -20.86  13.04 
Premiers Plan Labor  28,319  16.30  8.70 
Independents  23,303  13.41  +11.09  6.52 
State (Lang) Labor Party  6,398  3.68  6.52 
Single Tax Party  5,429  3.12  +1.80  2.17 
Votes for other than listed parties 1,908 1.10 +0.77       
Totals 173,789  100.00    46  100.00 


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* Party did not contest previous election or did not meet criteria for listing, or contested previous election under a different party name.

Notes

Premier in office at election: Richards replaced Hill as premier on 13 February 1933.

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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