House of Assembly Election Results

22 April 1972

Notes

 

BASS

BRADDON

DENISON

FRANKLIN

WILMOT

STATEWIDE

Enrolment

41,351 45,678 44,396 42,248 43,173 216,846

Valid Vote

37,648 41,778 40,311 38,714 39,819 198,270
Quota 4,707 5,223 5,039 4,840 4,978  

Informal Vote

1,552 1,381 1,572 1,548 1,480 7,533

ALP

18,550
(49.3%)

26,293
(62.9%)

18,646
(46.3%)

22,740
(58.7%)

22,681
(57.0%)

108,910
(54.9%)

Liberal

16,150
(42.9%)
14,140
(33.8%)
16,134
(40.0%)
12,896
(33.3%)
16,753
(42.1%)
76,073
(38.4%)

United Tasmania Group

767
(2.0%)
1,117
(2.7%)
2,779
(6.9%)
3,078
(8.0%)
not contested
7,741
(3.9%)

Grouped Independents



 
385
(1.0%)
385
(0.2%)

Other

2,181
(5.8%)
228
(0.5%)
2,752
(6.8%)


5,161
(2.6%)

Source: Tasmanian Electoral Commission

  • Seats won:
    • ALP-21
    • Liberal-14
  • Dates:
    • Issue of the Writs: 21 March 1972
    • Close of Nominations: 29 March 1972
    • Polling Day: 22 April 1972
    • Return of Writs: 4 May 1972

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