1966 Australian Federal Election Result

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1966 Australian Federal Election Final Result.

The Australian 1966 Federal Election was held on 26 November 1966, just 3 days short of 3 full years since the last Federal House of Representatives election.

The population of Australia at the time of this election is estimated to be about: 11,600,000

The number of Australians enrolled to vote in this election was: 6,002,049. There was a 95.13% Voter Turnout.

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House of Representatives 1966.

FIRST PREFERENCES BY PARTY (shortlist)

  • 2,291,964 Liberal Party of Australia
  • 2,282,834 Australian Labor Party
  • 561,926 Country Party
  • 417,411 Democratic Labor Party

TWO PARTY PREFERRED

  • 3,248,847 Liberal Coalition win by 787,945 votes (56.9%)
  • 2,460,902 Australian Labor Party (43.1%)

Seats By Party 1966 Federal Election.

  • 82 Seats Liberal Coalition (66.67%)
  • 41 Seats Australian Labor Party (33.33%)

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Party Leadership

The leaders of the two main parties in this 1966 election were:

  • Harold Holt – Liberal
  • Arthur Calwell – Labor
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