ID 0169

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 18 May 1974


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House of Representatives votes and seats won in New South Wales

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Election held on 18 May 1974
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  1,400,255  52.68  +0.76  25  55.56 
Liberal Party  887,202  33.38  +3.40  11  24.44 
Country Party  282,169  10.62  +0.87  20.00 
Australia Party  77,507  2.92  -0.43     
Votes for other than listed parties 10,959 0.41 +0.02       
Totals 2,658,092  100.00    45  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).