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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in New South Wales

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

Election of 12 October 1929

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House of Representatives votes and seats won in New South Wales

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Election held on 12 October 1929
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  587,691  51.49  -0.62  20  71.43 
Nationalist Party (Nationalists)  342,063  29.97  -6.86  7.14 
Country Party  118,334  10.37  +2.63  14.29 
Independent Nationalist Party  65,254  5.72  7.14 
Independents  27,945  2.45  -0.87     
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 0.00       
Totals 1,141,287  100.00    28  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).