ID 0156

Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Tasmania

(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 Tasmania

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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  96,246  51.65  -0.69  60.00 
Liberal Party  78,684  42.22  +1.56  40.00 
Democratic Labor Party  11,132  5.97  -0.44     
Votes for other than listed parties 289 0.16 -0.43       
Totals 186,351  100.00    100.00 


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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).