ID 0117

Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Queensland

(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 Queensland

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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  257,099  41.01  +1.47  22.22 
Liberal Party  193,559  30.87  -0.63  50.00 
Country Party  149,118  23.78  -1.05  27.78 
Independents  19,521  3.11  +0.67     
Votes for other than listed parties 7,681 1.23 -0.45       
Totals 626,978  100.00    18  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.