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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Victoria

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

Election of 17 November 1928

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House of Representatives votes and seats won in Victoria

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Election held on 17 November 1928
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 %
National Party (Nationalists)  336,017  39.80  +1.76  40.00 
Australian Labor Party  334,792  39.65  -5.10  40.00 
Country Party  94,017  11.14  -2.74  15.00 
Country Progressives Party  41,713  4.94  5.00 
Independents  37,741  4.47  +1.14     
Votes for other than listed parties 54 0.01 +0.01       
Totals 844,334  100.00    20  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).