The Liberal/Country Party Coalition acquired an estimated 49.5 per cent of the 2-get together most well-liked vote. Although the Menzies Liberal/Country Party Coalition Government was returned on the 1954 election, there was a 1.four per cent swing to the ALP, giving the ALP a majority of the estimated two-celebration most well-liked vote (50.7 per cent). The ALP, with Evatt as leader, obtained 50.1 per cent of the first choice vote, the only election within the publish-war period where any get together has achieved more than 50 per cent of the primary preference vote.
The 1937 election resulted in a return to energy for the Lyons Government. The UAP marginally increased their share of the vote (+2.5 per cent) and made a internet acquire of one seat. The Country Party gained 11.5 per cent of the vote and continued to carry 12 seats. The Labor Party, reunited beneath the leadership of … Read More