ID 0399

Parliament of South Australia, House of Assembly election

Election of 3 March 1962


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South Australia, House of Assembly votes and seats won

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Election held on 3 March 1962
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  219,790  53.98  +4.63  19  48.72 
Liberal & Country League  140,507  34.51  -2.44  18  46.15 
Democratic Labor Party  31,543  7.75  +2.09     
Independents  12,827  3.15  -2.78  5.13 
Votes for other than listed parties 2,528 0.62 -1.50       
Totals 407,195  100.00    39  100.00 


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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).