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Commonwealth Parliament, Senate election in Queensland

(for more information on this election see national summary for the Senate)

Election of 21 August 1943

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Senate votes and seats won, and seats held in Queensland

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Election held on 21 August 1943
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 by ticket n Seats won by ticket % Seats won by party n Seats won by party % Seats held by party n Seats held by party %
Australian Labor Party  322,908  58.21  +14.14  100.00  100.00  50.00 
Country - National Party (United Australia Party)  184,181  33.20        33.33 
Queensland Country Party  37,350  6.73        16.67 
Independents  10,326  1.86  -0.25           
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 0.00             
Totals 554,765  100.00    100.00  100.00  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.


In the table above, see the Glossary distinctions between Seats won by ticket and Seats won by party, and between Seats won by party and Seats held by party.


Colin A Hughes and B D Graham, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1890-1964, (Canberra; Australian National University Press, 1968 SBN 708112700); Commonwealth Parliament, Department of the Senate.