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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Western Australia

(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 Western Australia

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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  111,514  48.74  40.00 
United Australia Party  62,927  27.50  20.00 
Country Party  49,193  21.50  -9.55  40.00 
Independents  5,166  2.26  +0.58     
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 0.00       
Totals 228,800  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.

Sources

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