ID 0179

Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Western Australia

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

Election of 13 December 1975


Show full election details

House of Representatives votes and seats won in Western Australia

Display Chart

Election held on 13 December 1975
Criteria for the inclusion of parties in this table are set out in the Glossary under 'listed party'

* to view table drag left or right.
Party Name First preference vote n First preference vote share % Change from previous election % Seats won n Uncontested seats held n Seat share %
Liberal Party  326,679  53.64  +12.24  90.00 
Australian Labor Party  244,404  40.13  -6.21  10.00 
National Country Party  30,727  5.05     
Votes for other than listed parties 7,240 1.19 -0.36       
Totals 609,050  100.00    10  100.00 


Previous election in this series | Next election in this series | Display Chart


* 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 1975-1984, Rushcutters Bay, NSW: Australian National University Press, 1986 (ISBN 008033038X); 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).

For a general survey of this election, see Howard R Penniman (editor), Australia at the Polls: The National Elections of 1975, Washington, DC: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1977 (ISBN 0844732397).