Election held on 10 December 1955
Criteria for the inclusion of parties in this table are set out in the Glossary under 'listed party'
|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||836,592||49.56||-2.74||21||0||45.65|
|Votes for other than listed parties||31,192||1.85||+0.09|
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).
Although the book deals with political competition in a single electoral region, information on the 1955 general election for the House of Representatives and its context can be found in D W Rawson and Susan M Holtzinger, Politics in Eden-Monaro: The Personalities and the Campaigns, London: Heinemann, 1958.