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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 12 October 1929

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House of Representatives votes and seats won in Victoria

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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  412,595  48.90  +9.25  13  65.00 
National Party (Nationalists)  267,758  31.74  -8.06  15.00 
Country Party  102,276  12.12  +0.99  10.00 
Independent Nationalist Party  29,919  3.55  5.00 
Country Progressive Party  27,942  3.31  -1.63  5.00 
Independents  3,210  0.38  -4.09     
Votes for other than listed parties 7 0.00 -0.01       
Totals 843,707  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.


Country Progressive Party: Hughes and Graham give the primary listing for this party under the name 'Independent Country Party'; see Hughes and Graham, p. 343 (reference in 'Sources', below).


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