ID 0267

Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election

Election of 19 December 1931


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House of Representatives votes and seats won, national summary

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Election held on 19 December 1931
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 %
United Australia Party  1,145,083  36.10  34  45.33 
Federal Labor Party  859,513  27.10  14  18.67 
Country Party   388,544  12.25  +1.98  16  21.33 
State (Lang) Labor Party  335,309  10.57  5.33 
Independents  260,786  8.22  +6.09  1.33 
Emergency Committee (SA)  174,288  5.49  8.00 
Votes for other than listed parties 8,511 0.27 +0.27       
Totals 3,172,034  100.00    75  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 and B D Graham, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1890-1964, (Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1968, SBN 708102700).