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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 28 April 1951


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House of Representatives votes and seats won in South Australia

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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 %
Liberal & Country League (Liberal)  188,429  50.09  +1.38  50.00 
Australian Labor Party  184,044  48.93  -0.77  50.00 
Votes for other than listed parties 3,699 0.98 -0.23       
Totals 376,172  100.00    10  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.