ID 0144

Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Tasmania

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

Election of 9 December 1961


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House of Representatives votes and seats won in Tasmania

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Election held on 9 December 1961
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  92,655  53.90  +7.07  60.00 
Liberal Party  66,354  38.60  -5.93  40.00 
Democratic Labor Party  12,882  7.49  -0.38     
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 -0.76       
Totals 171,891  100.00    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.