13 October 1956

Notes

 

BASS

BRADDON

DENISON

FRANKLIN

WILMOT

STATEWIDE

Enrolment

35,504 34,279 37,912 32,376 34,561 174,632

Valid Vote

32,149 31,565 34,560 29,717 31,334 159,325
Quota 4,593 4,510 4,938 4,246 4,477  

Informal Vote

1,569 1,115 1,496 1,345 1,443 6,968

ALP

16,556
(51.5%)

15,302
(48.5%)

16,837
(48.7%)

14,566
(49.0%)

16,835
(53.7%)

80,096
(50.3%)

Liberal

14,292
(44.5%)
14,814
(46.9%)
14,317
(41.4%)
12,751
(42.9%)
13,303
(42.5%)
69,477
(43.6%)

Labour Anti-
Communist

1,301
(4.0%)
1,310
(4.2%)
900
(2.6%)
815
(2.7%)
1,196
(3.8%)
5,522
(3.5%)

Grouped
Independents



2,356
(6.8%)


2,356
(1.5%)

Other

  139
(0.4%)
150
(0.4%)
1,585
(5.3%)

1,874
(1.2%)
Source: Tasmanian Electoral Commission
  • Seats won:
    • ALP - 15
    • Liberal - 15
  • Dates:
    • Issue of the Writ: 21 September 1956
    • Close of Nominations: 27 September 1956
    • Polling Day: 13 October 1956
    • Return of Writs: 22 October 1956

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