ID 0279

Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election

Election of 30 November 1963


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House of Representatives votes and seats won, national summary

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Election held on 30 November 1963
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  2,489,184  45.47  -2.43  50  40.98 
Liberal Party  2,030,823  37.09  +3.51  52  42.62 
Country Party   489,498  8.94  +0.43  20  16.39 
Democratic Labor Party  407,416  7.44  -1.27     
Independents  22,757  0.42     
Votes for other than listed parties 35,035 0.64 -0.65       
Totals 5,474,713  100.00    122  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); 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 1328 7478), online here.