ID 0353

Parliament of Queensland, Legislative Assembly election

Election of 2 April 1938


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Queensland, Legislative Assembly votes and seats won

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Election held on 2 April 1938
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  250,943  47.17  -6.26  44  70.97 
Country Party  120,469  22.65  13  20.97 
United Australia Party  74,328  13.97  6.45 
Protestant Labor  46,568  8.75  1.61 
Social Credit  27,758  5.22  -1.80     
Communist Party  8,510  1.60     
Independents  3,403  0.64  -3.69     
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 -1.42       
Totals 531,979  100.00    62  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).