Australian Senate election, 1967

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Half-senate elections were held in Australia on 25 November 1967. There was no accompanying election to the House of Representatives as the two election cycles had been out of synchronisation since 1963. The results were a setback for the government of Harold Holt. Having won a landslide victory the previous year, the Coalition instead lost two seats in the Senate. The Australian Labor Party failed to make any gains; the Democratic Labor Party gained two seats would hold the balance of power until 1974.

Senate (STV) — 1967–70 — Turnout 95.11% (CV) — Informal 6.10%
  Party Votes % Swing Seats Won Seats Held Change
  Australian Labor Party 2,489,990 45.03 +0.36 13 27 0
  Liberal/Country (Joint Ticket) 1,870,057 33.82 −2.43 6 *
  Democratic Labor Party 540,006 9.77 +1.38 2 4 +2
  Liberal Party of Australia 450,454 8.15 −0.10 7 21 −2
  Country Party 44,862 0.81 −0.40 1 7 0
  Independents 55,192 1.00 +0.80 1 1 0
  Other 79,327 1.43 0 0 0
  Total 5,529,888     30 60

Independent: Reg Turnbull (Tasmania)

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