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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Western 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 Western 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 %
Australian Labor Party  116,573  43.35  -2.05  37.50 
Liberal Party  108,599  40.38  -1.13  37.50 
Country Party  41,933  15.59  +3.91  25.00 
Votes for other than listed parties 1,812 0.67 +0.28       
Totals 268,917  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); 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).