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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Tasmania

(for more information on this election see national summary for the House of Representatives)

Election of 16 December 1903

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House of Representatives votes and seats won in Tasmania

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Election held on 16 December 1903
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 %
Protectionist Party  14,830  41.37  +7.84  40.00 
Free Trade Party  11,552  32.22  -33.47  20.00 
Australian Labor Party  5,547  15.47  20.00 
Revenue Tariff Party  3,546  9.89  20.00 
Votes for other than listed parties 373 1.04 +0.26       
Totals 35,848  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.


Colin A Hughes and B D Graham, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1890-1964, (Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1968, SBN 708102700).