ID 0401

Parliament of South Australia, House of Assembly election

Election of 2 March 1968


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South Australia, House of Assembly votes and seats won

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Election held on 2 March 1968
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  292,445  51.98  -3.06  19  48.72 
Liberal & Country League  246,560  43.82  +7.89  19  48.72 
Democratic Labor Party  9,223  1.64  -2.71     
Independents  5,781  1.03  -0.85  2.56 
Votes for other than listed parties 8,649 1.54 -1.27       
Totals 562,658  100.00    39  100.00 


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Notes

Premier in office at election: Dunstan replaced Walsh as premier on 1 June 1967.

Sources

Colin A Hughes, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1965-1974, Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1977 (ISBN 0708113400).