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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Queensland

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

Election of 23 October 1937

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House of Representatives votes and seats won in Queensland

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Election held on 23 October 1937
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  233,612  43.00  50.00 
Country Party  127,637  23.49  +13.34  30.00 
United Australia Party  113,191  20.83  -14.55  20.00 
Social Credit  56,374  10.38  +5.77     
Communist Party  12,523  2.30  +0.27     
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 -0.17       
Totals 543,337  100.00    10  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).