ID 0115

Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in New South Wales

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

Election of 28 April 1951


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House of Representatives votes and seats won in New South Wales

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Election held on 28 April 1951
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  898,883  49.14  +2.25  24  51.06 
Liberal Party  713,300  38.99  +1.87  16  34.04 
Country Party  184,831  10.10  -0.92  14.89 
Independents  10,927  0.60  -1.49     
Votes for other than listed parties 21,360 1.17 +0.03       
Totals 1,829,301  100.00    47  100.00 


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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); Gerard Newman, Federal Election Results 1949-2001, Canberra: Commonwealth Parliament, Department of the Parliamentary Library, Information and Research Services, Research Paper 9 2001-02, 2002 (ISSN 1328 7478), online here.