Corio by-election, 1940
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A by-election was held for the Australian House of Representatives seat of Corio on 2 March 1940. This was triggered by the resignation of United Australia Party MP Richard Casey to become Australian Ambassador to the United States.
|United Australia||James Vinton Smith||22,878||45.3||-11.2|
|Total formal votes||50,466||98.5|
|United Australia||James Vinton Smith||45.6||-10.9|
|Labor gain from United Australia||Swing||+10.9|