Queensland state election, 1966

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Queensland state election, 1966
Queensland
1963 ←
28 May 1966 (1966-05-28)
→ 1969

All 78 seats in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland
  First party Second party
  Frank Nicklin.jpg
Leader Frank Nicklin John Duggan
Party Country/Liberal coalition Labor
Leader since 21 May 1941 18 August 1958 (1958-08-18)
Leader's seat Landsborough Toowoomba West
Last election 46 seats 26 seats
Seats won 47 seats 26 seats
Seat change Increase1 Steady0
Percentage 44.77% 43.84%
Swing Increase0.70 Increase0.01

Premier before election

Frank Nicklin
Country/Liberal coalition

Elected Premier

Frank Nicklin
Country/Liberal coalition

Elections were held in the Australian state of Queensland on 28 May 1966[1] to elect the 78 members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland.

The major parties contesting the election were the Country Party led by Premier Frank Nicklin in coalition the Liberal Party, the Australian Labor Party led by John Duggan.

The Country-Liberal coalition won a fourth term in office at the election.

Results[edit]

Queensland state election, 28 May 1966
Legislative Assembly
<< 19631969 >>

Enrolled Voters 870,869
Votes Cast 812,235 Turnout 93.27 -0.02
Informal Votes 13,262 Informal 1.63 +0.07
Summary of votes by party
Party Primary Votes % Swing Seats Change
  Labor 350,254 43.84 +0.01 26 ± 0
  Liberal 203,648 25.49 +1.73 20 ± 0
  Country 154,081 19.28 -1.03 27 + 1
  Democratic Labor 49,948 6.25 -0.97 1 ± 0
  Independent 38,001 4.76 +0.20 5 – 1
Total 798,973     78  

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