ID 0393

Parliament of South Australia, House of Assembly election

Election of 29 April 1944


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South Australia, House of Assembly votes and seats won

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Election held on 29 April 1944
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 %
Liberal & Country League  113,536  45.84  +8.29  20  51.28 
Australian Labor Party  105,298  42.52  +9.27  16  41.03 
Independents  16,439  6.64  -17.97  7.69 
Independent Labor  5,587  2.26  -0.76     
Communist Party  5,136  2.07     
Unendorsed Liberal & Country League  1,658  0.67  -0.91     
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 0.00       
Totals 247,654  100.00    39  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).