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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in South Australia

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

Election of 21 September 1940

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House of Representatives votes and seats won in South Australia

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Election held on 21 September 1940
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  137,633  39.77  +0.36  16.67 
United Australia Party  115,727  33.44  -6.21  50.00 
Country Party  60,332  17.43  +6.76  33.33 
Independents  32,421  9.37  -0.91     
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 0.00       
Totals 346,113  100.00    100.00 

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