Election held on 25 April 1896
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||39,107||24.29||+5.53||12||0||22.22|
|Votes for other than listed parties||23,654||14.69||-10.35|
* Party did not contest previous election or did not meet criteria for listing, or contested previous election under a different party name.
Polling dates: 25 April, 2 May (Northern Territory) Electoral districts returned 2 members and the electoral system permitted voters to cast more that one vote.
Colin A Hughes and B D Graham, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1890-1964, Canberra; Australian National University Press, 1968 (SBN 708102700); slightly different figures are provided by Dean Jaensch, Election Statistics of Colonial South Australia, Bedford Park, SA: Australasian Political Studies Association, APSA monograph No.14, 1974 (ISBN 0959924612).