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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in New South Wales

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

Election of 26 November 1966


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House of Representatives votes and seats won in New South Wales

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Election held on 26 November 1966
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  862,631  40.74  -6.81  17  36.96 
Liberal Party  862,407  40.73  +3.80  20  43.48 
Country Party  226,355  10.69  +0.89  19.57 
Democratic Labor Party  96,102  4.54  +0.12     
Independents  35,419  1.67     
Votes for other than listed parties 34,562 1.63 +0.32       
Totals 2,117,476  100.00    46  100.00 


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* Party did not contest previous election or did not meet criteria for listing, or contested previous election under a different party name.

Sources

Colin A Hughes, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1965-1974, Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1977 (ISBN 0708113400); 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 13287478).