ID 0157

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 25 October 1969


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House of Representatives votes and seats won in New South Wales

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Election held on 25 October 1969
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  1,074,916  47.69  +6.95  22  48.89 
Liberal Party  760,612  33.74  -6.99  15  33.33 
Country Party  220,539  9.78  -0.91  17.78 
Democratic Labor Party  75,905  3.37  -1.17     
Independents  67,661  3.00  +1.33     
Australia Party  25,590  1.14     
Votes for other than listed parties 28,965 1.28 -0.35       
Totals 2,254,188  100.00    45  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).