Election held on 3 May 1947
Criteria for the inclusion of parties in this table are set out in the Glossary under 'listed party'
|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||0||56.45|
|Queensland People's Party||160,623||25.73||+1.01||9||0||14.52|
|Frank Barnes Labor Party||24,781||3.97||*||1||0||1.61|
|Votes for other than listed parties||7,469||1.20||+1.20|
* Party did not contest previous election or did not meet criteria for listing, or contested previous election under a different party name.
Premier in office at election: Hanlon replaced Cooper as premier on 7 March 1946.
Colin A Hughes and B D Graham, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1890-1964, (Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1968, SBN 708102700).