ID 0162

Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Tasmania

(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 Tasmania

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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  105,556  52.67  +1.02  80.00 
Liberal Party  72,490  36.17  -6.05  20.00 
Independents  12,672  6.32     
Democratic Labor Party  8,635  4.31  -1.67     
Votes for other than listed parties 1,069 0.53 +0.38       
Totals 200,422  100.00    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).