ID 0356

Parliament of Queensland, Legislative Assembly election

Election of 3 May 1947


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Queensland, Legislative Assembly votes and seats won

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Election held on 3 May 1947
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  272,103  43.58  -1.09  35  56.45 
Queensland People's Party  160,623  25.73  +1.01  14.52 
Country Party  121,689  19.49  +1.89  14  22.58 
Frank Barnes Labor Party  24,781  3.97  1.61 
Independents  18,527  2.97  -2.07     
Independent Labor  11,268  1.80  -3.69  3.23 
Communist Party  7,870  1.26  -1.22  1.61 
Votes for other than listed parties 7,469 1.20 +1.20       
Totals 624,330  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.

Notes

Premier in office at election: Hanlon replaced Cooper as premier on 7 March 1946.

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).