Candidates of the Australian federal election, 1914

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This article provides information on candidates who stood for the 1914 Australian federal election. The election was held on 5 September 1914.

By-elections, appointments and defections[edit]

By-elections and appointments[edit]

Retiring Members and Senators[edit]

Liberal[edit]

House of Representatives[edit]

Sitting members at the time of the election are shown in bold text. Successful candidates are highlighted in the relevant colour. Where there is possible confusion, an asterisk (*) is also used.

New South Wales[edit]

Electorate Held by Labor candidate Liberal candidate Other candidates
 
Barrier Labor Josiah Thomas William Ferguson
Calare Liberal William Johnson Henry Pigott
Cook Labor James Catts Stanley Yarrington Emily Paul (Soc)
Cowper Liberal John Thomson
Dalley Labor Robert Howe John McEachern
Darling Labor William Spence William Kelk
East Sydney Labor John West Lindsay Thompson
Eden-Monaro Liberal Harry Lestrange Austin Chapman
Gwydir Labor William Webster John Blackney
Hume Liberal Patrick Sullivan Robert Patten
Hunter Labor Matthew Charlton Alexander Hay
Illawarra Labor George Burns George Fuller
Lang Liberal Hector Lamond Elliot Johnson
Macquarie Labor Ernest Carr Robert Moore
Nepean Liberal Voltaire Molesworth Richard Orchard
New England Liberal Edward Bowman Percy Abbott
Newcastle Labor David Watkins
North Sydney Liberal Roland Bradley Granville Ryrie
Parkes Liberal William Russell Bruce Smith
Parramatta Liberal Joseph Cook
Richmond Liberal Walter Massy-Greene
Riverina Liberal John Chanter Franc Falkiner
Robertson Liberal John Fraser William Fleming
South Sydney Labor Edward Riley George Pitt
Wentworth Liberal Robert Cruickshank Willie Kelly
Werriwa Liberal John Lynch Alfred Conroy
West Sydney Labor Billy Hughes Walter Finch

Queensland[edit]

Electorate Held by Labor candidate Liberal candidate QFU candidate
 
Brisbane Labor William Finlayson John Lackey
Capricornia Labor William Higgs Neal Macrossan
Darling Downs Liberal Paul Bauers Littleton Groom
Herbert Labor Fred Bamford Frank Fraser
Kennedy Labor Charles McDonald
Lilley Liberal Arthur Lilley Jacob Stumm
Maranoa Labor Jim Page
Moreton Liberal John Sherlock Hugh Sinclair
Oxley Labor James Sharpe James Bayley
Wide Bay Labor Andrew Fisher John Austin

South Australia[edit]

Electorate Held by Labor candidate Liberal candidate
 
Adelaide Labor Edwin Yates Walter Hamilton
Angas Liberal Paddy Glynn
Barker Liberal William Sampson John Livingston
Boothby Labor George Dankel Samuel Hunt
Grey Labor Alexander Poynton William Morrow
Hindmarsh Labor William Archibald James Craig
Wakefield Liberal William Harvey Richard Foster

Tasmania[edit]

Electorate Held by Labor candidate Liberal candidate
 
Bass Labor Jens Jensen Alexander Marshall
Darwin Labor King O'Malley Ernest Plummer
Denison Labor William Laird Smith Arthur Clarke
Franklin Liberal William McWilliams
Wilmot Liberal Henry McFie Llewellyn Atkinson

Victoria[edit]

Electorate Held by Labor candidate Liberal candidate Other candidates
 
Balaclava Liberal John Curtin William Watt
Ballaarat Labor Charles McGrath Russell Coldham
Batman Labor Frank Brennan
Bendigo Labor John Arthur Frank Maldon Robb
Bourke Labor Frank Anstey Richard Jennings
Corangamite Liberal Thomas Burke Chester Manifold
Corio Liberal Alfred Ozanne William Kendell
Echuca Liberal James Gourley Albert Palmer
Fawkner Labor Joseph Hannan Frank Carse
Flinders Liberal John McDougall Sir William Irvine
Gippsland Liberal James Bennett George Wise (Ind Lab)
Grampians Liberal Edward Jolley Hans Irvine
Henty Liberal Albert Andrews James Boyd Richard Crouch (Ind)
Indi Liberal Parker Moloney Cornelius Ahern
Kooyong Liberal Sir Robert Best Vida Goldstein (Ind Soc)
Edward Terry (Ind)
Maribyrnong Labor James Fenton Edward Reynolds
Melbourne Labor William Maloney Wilfred Kent Hughes
Melbourne Ports Labor James Mathews
Wannon Liberal Neil Mackinnon Arthur Rodgers
Wimmera Liberal Sydney Sampson
Yarra Labor Frank Tudor

Western Australia[edit]

Electorate Held by Labor candidate Liberal candidate
 
Dampier Liberal Patrick Coffey Henry Gregory
Fremantle Labor Reginald Burchell Thomas Briggs
Kalgoorlie Labor Hugh Mahon
Perth Liberal Alick McCallum James Fowler
Swan Liberal Walter Peters Sir John Forrest

Senate[edit]

Sitting Senators are shown in bold text. As this was a double dissolution election, all senators were up for re-election. Tickets that elected at least one Senator are highlighted in the relevant colour. Successful candidates are identified by an asterisk (*).

New South Wales[edit]

Six seats were up for election. The Labor Party was defending three seats. The Liberal Party was defending three seats.

Labor candidates Liberal candidates
 
Albert Gardiner*
John Grant*
Allan McDougall*
Arthur Rae
Ike Smith
David Watson*
Frank Coen
Sir Albert Gould*
Edward Millen*
Charles Oakes
Herbert Pratten
Arthur Trethowan

Queensland[edit]

Six seats were up for election. The Labor Party was defending six seats.

Labor candidates Liberal candidates
 
Myles Ferricks*
Thomas Givens*
William Maughan*
John Mullan*
James Stewart*
Harry Turley*
William Aitchison
Thomas Crawford
Frederick Johnson
Adolphus Jones
Michael O'Donnell
Edward Smith

South Australia[edit]

Six seats were up for re-election. The Labor Party was defending six seats.

Labor candidates[1] Liberal candidates
 
Robert Guthrie*
John Newland*
James O'Loghlin*
William Senior*
William Story*
Benjamin Benny
Patrick Daley
George Jenkins
John Shannon*
George Stewart
Edward Vardon

^ Labor had only five candidates because Senator Gregor McGregor had re-nominated but died after the close of nominations. As electors had to cast six votes, Labor directed the sixth vote to Shannon, who was elected with over 95% of the vote.

Tasmania[edit]

Six seats were up for election. The Labor Party was defending three seats. The Liberal Party was defending three seats.

Labor candidates Liberal candidates Independent candidates
 
James Guy*
James Long*
James McDonald
David O'Keefe*
Rudolph Ready*
William Shoobridge
Thomas Bakhap*
John Clemons
John Keating*
Edward Mulcahy
Hubert Nichols
Louis Shoobridge
David Blanchard
Cyril Cameron

Victoria[edit]

Six seats were up for election. The Labor Party was defending five seats. The Liberal Party was defending one seat.

Labor candidates Liberal candidates
 
Stephen Barker*
John Barnes*
Albert Blakey*
Edward Findley*
Andrew McKissock*
Edward Russell*
James Hume Cook
William Edgar
James McColl
William McLean
Samuel Mauger
William Trenwith

Western Australia[edit]

Six seats were up for election. The Labor Party was defending six seats.

Labor candidates Liberal candidates
 
Richard Buzacott*
Hugh de Largie*
George Henderson*
Patrick Lynch*
Ted Needham*
George Pearce*
William Butcher
William Dempster
Charles North
Victor Spencer
John Thomson
George Throssell

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