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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 21 August 1943

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House of Representatives votes and seats won in Victoria

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Election held on 21 August 1943
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  518,600  43.36  -0.18  45.00 
United Australia Party  310,780  25.98  -8.47  30.00 
Independents  230,083  19.24  +6.33  5.00 
Country Party  111,749  9.34  20.00 
Votes for other than listed parties 24,802 2.07 +2.07       
Totals 1,196,014  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.


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