South Australian state election, 1933

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South Australian state election, 1933
South Australia
1930 ←
8 April 1933 (1933-04-08) → 1938

All 46 seats in the South Australian House of Assembly
24 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Richard Layton Butler.jpg Robert Richards (Australia).gif
Leader Richard L. Butler Robert Richards
Party Liberal and Country League Labor
Leader since 1925 13 February 1933
Leader's seat Wooroora Wallaroo
Last election 13 seats 30 seats
Seats won 29 seats 6 seats
Seat change Increase16 Decrease24
Percentage 34.62% 27.78%
Swing Decrease1.04 Decrease20.86

Premier before election

Robert Richards
Labor

Elected Premier

Richard L. Butler
Liberal and Country League

State elections were held in Australia on 8 April 1933. All 46 seats in the South Australian House of Assembly were up for election. The incumbent Australian Labor Party government led by Premier of South Australia Robert Richards was defeated by the opposition Liberal and Country League led by Leader of the Opposition Richard L. Butler. Each district elected multiple members.

House of Assembly (IRV) — Turnout 59.45% (Non-CV) — Informal 4.87%
  Party Votes % Swing Seats Change
  Liberal and Country League 60,159 34.62 -1.04 29 +16
  Australian Labor Party 48,273 27.78 -20.86 6 -24
  Premiers Plan Labor 28,319 16.30 * 4 *
  Independent 23,303 13.41 +11.09 3 +3
  State Lang Labor 6,398 3.68 * 3 *
  Single Tax League 5,429 3.12 +1.80 1 0
  Other 1,908 1.10
  Total 173,789     46
  Liberal and Country League WIN 29 +16
  Australian Labor Party 6 -24
  • Five LCL and two ALP seats were won uncontested.

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