Election held on 30 May 1970
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||305,478||51.64||-0.33||27||0||57.45|
|Liberal & Country League||258,856||43.76||-0.06||20||0||42.55|
|Votes for other than listed parties||7,355||1.24||-0.29|
* Party did not contest previous election or did not meet criteria for listing, or contested previous election under a different party name.
Colin A Hughes, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1965-1974, Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1977 (ISBN 0708113400).