Results of the Australian federal election, 1954 (House of Representatives)

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Australian federal election, 29 May 1954[1]
House of Representatives
<< 19511955 >>

Enrolled voters 5,096,468
Votes cast 4,619,571 Turnout 96.09 +0.09
Informal votes 91,910 Informal 1.99 +0.09
Summary of votes by party
Party Primary votes % Swing Seats Change
  Labor 2,266,979 50.07% +2.44% 57 + 5
  Liberal 1,765,799 39.00% –1.62% 47 – 5
  Country 388,171 8.57% –1.15% 17 ± 0
  Communist 56,675 1.25% +0.27% 0 ± 0
  Independent 50,027 1.11% +0.06% 0 ± 0
Total 4,527,651     121  

This is a list of electoral division results for the Australian 1954 federal election.

Contents

New South Wales[edit]

Banks[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Banks
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Dominic Costa 34,241 61.4 −0.3
Liberal Harold Stalker 18,589 33.4 −4.9
Communist Pat Clancy 2,908 5.2 +5.2
Total formal votes 55,738 98.6
Informal votes 816 1.4
Turnout 56,554 96.2
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Dominic Costa 66.1 +4.4
Liberal Harold Stalker 33.9 −4.4
Labor hold Swing +4.4

Barton[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Barton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Herbert Evatt 23,303 54.7 +4.4
Liberal Bill Arthur 19,260 45.3 −4.4
Total formal votes 42,563 99.0
Informal votes 435 1.0
Turnout 42,998 96.8
Labor hold Swing +4.4

Bennelong[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Bennelong
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal John Cramer 24,338 57.1 −3.9
Labor Thomas Campbell 18,263 42.9 +3.9
Total formal votes 42,601 98.8
Informal votes 517 1.2
Turnout 43,118 96.3
Liberal hold Swing −3.9

Blaxland[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Blaxland
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Jim Harrison 27,621 64.9 +1.0
Liberal Reginald Allsop 13,604 32.0 −4.1
Communist Jack Hughes 1,308 3.1 +3.1
Total formal votes 42,533 98.7
Informal votes 539 1.3
Turnout 43,072 95.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Jim Harrison 67.7 +3.8
Liberal Reginald Allsop 32.3 −3.8
Labor hold Swing +3.8

Bradfield[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Bradfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Harry Turner unopposed
Liberal hold Swing

Calare[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Calare
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal John Howse 21,733 55.7 +1.3
Labor John Breen 16,872 43.2 +3.2
Independent Madge Roberts 447 1.1 +1.1
Total formal votes 39,052 99.3
Informal votes 287 0.7
Turnout 39,339 96.9
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal John Howse 56.3 +0.1
Labor John Breen 43.7 −0.1
Liberal hold Swing +0.1

Cook[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Cook
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Tom Sheehan 26,841 83.4 +5.3
Independent Percy Staines 2,868 8.9 +8.9
Communist Harry Hatfield 2,465 7.7 −0.7
Total formal votes 32,174 97.4
Informal votes 851 2.6
Turnout 33,025 94.9
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Tom Sheehan 90.4 +4.7
Independent Percy Staines 9.6 +9.6
Labor hold Swing +4.7

Cowper[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Cowper
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Sir Earle Page 21,767 58.8 −2.2
Labor William Bailey 14,751 39.8 +2.8
Communist Kenneth Harding 503 1.4 +1.4
Total formal votes 37,021 99.1
Informal votes 330 0.9
Turnout 37,351 95.7
Two-party-preferred result
Country Sir Earle Page 58.9 −3.1
Labor William Bailey 41.1 +3.1
Country hold Swing −3.1

Cunningham[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Cunningham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Billy Davies 27,683 62.1 +0.4
Liberal John Parkinson 14,067 31.9 −0.1
Communist Bill Parkinson 2,644 6.0 −0.2
Total formal votes 44,094 98.7
Informal votes 588 1.3
Turnout 44,682 96.0
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Billy Davies 67.5 +0.2
Liberal John Parkinson 32.5 −0.2
Labor hold Swing +0.2

Dalley[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Dalley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Arthur Greenup 24,292 71.6 +4.5
Liberal Robert Stafford 7,810 23.0 −9.9
Communist Flo Davis 1,803 5.3 +5.3
Total formal votes 33,905 98.3
Informal votes 594 1.7
Turnout 34,499 95.4
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Arthur Greenup 76.6 +9.5
Liberal Robert Stafford 23.4 −9.5
Labor hold Swing +9.5

Darling[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Darling
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Joe Clark 23,875 70.5 +1.7
Country Rodan Dawson 10,012 29.5 −1.7
Total formal votes 33,887 98.2
Informal votes 607 1.8
Turnout 34,494 93.9
Labor hold Swing +1.7

East Sydney[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: East Sydney
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Eddie Ward 19,282 58.0 +3.1
Liberal George Chambers 12,068 36.3 -8.8
Communist Bill Brown 1,904 5.7 +5.7
Total formal votes 33,254 98.2
Informal votes 600 1.8
Turnout 33,854 94.8
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Eddie Ward 62.2 +7.3
Liberal George Chambers 37.8 -7.3
Labor hold Swing +7.3

Eden-Monaro[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Eden-Monaro
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Allan Fraser 20,824 52.1 +1.1
Liberal Royce Beavis 19,149 47.9 -1.1
Total formal votes 39,973 99.2
Informal votes 309 0.8
Turnout 40,282 95.9
Labor hold Swing +1.1

Evans[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Evans
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Frederick Osborne 19,413 55.0 -3.6
Labor Robert Bailey 15,876 45.0 +3.6
Total formal votes 35,289 98.9
Informal votes 397 1.1
Turnout 35,686 96.0
Liberal hold Swing -3.6

Farrer[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Farrer
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal David Fairbairn 22,668 57.1 +0.7
Labor Daniel Byrnes 17,005 42.9 -0.7
Total formal votes 39,673 99.2
Informal votes 339 0.8
Turnout 40,012 96.8
Liberal hold Swing +0.7

Grayndler[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Grayndler
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Fred Daly 26,495 76.8 +1.9
Liberal Kenneth Innes 7,288 21.1 -1.3
Independent William McCristal 702 2.0 -0.6
Total formal votes 34,485 98.4
Informal votes 576 1.6
Turnout 35,061 96.1
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Fred Daly 77.8 +1.6
Liberal Kenneth Innes 22.2 -1.6
Labor hold Swing +1.6

Gwydir[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Gwydir
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Ian Allan 20,101 53.1 -0.1
Labor Michael Quinn 17,731 46.9 +0.1
Total formal votes 37,832 99.3
Informal votes 264 0.7
Turnout 38,096 95.7
Country hold Swing -0.1

Hume[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Hume
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Arthur Fuller 19,617 50.4 +0.1
Country Charles Anderson 12,459 32.0 −17.7
Liberal Linden Roth 6,845 17.6 +17.6
Total formal votes 38,921 99.4
Informal votes 248 0.6
Turnout 39,169 97.0
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Arthur Fuller 52.2 +1.9
Country Charles Anderson 47.8 −1.9
Labor hold Swing +1.9

Hunter[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Hunter
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Rowley James 29,637 67.1 -3.7
Liberal Edward Farrell 8,380 19.0 +2.1
Communist Evan Phillips 2,710 6.1 -1.1
Independent John McCroarey 2,594 5.9 +5.9
Independent John White 875 2.0 +2.0
Total formal votes 44,196 98.0
Informal votes 905 2.0
Turnout 45,101 96.9
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Rowley James 76.5 -2.4
Liberal Edward Farrell 33.5 +2.4
Labor hold Swing -2.4

Kingsford-Smith[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Kingsford-Smith
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Gordon Anderson 18,302 54.2 +3.7
Liberal George Dan 15,435 45.8 -3.7
Total formal votes 33,737 98.7
Informal votes 444 1.3
Turnout 34,181 95.7
Labor hold Swing +3.7

Lang[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Lang
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Frank Stewart 23,472 54.6 +4.6
Liberal John Spicer 19,509 45.4 +0.1
Total formal votes 42,981 98.9
Informal votes 487 1.1
Turnout 43,468 96.8
Labor hold Swing +1.4

Lawson[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Lawson
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Alan Manning 18,998 48.9 +1.9
Country Laurie Failes 18,497 47.6 -5.4
Independent Dick Bourke 1,373 3.5 +3.5
Total formal votes 38,868 99.3
Informal votes 289 0.7
Turnout 39,157 96.4
Two-party-preferred result
Country Laurie Failes 19,565 50.3 -2.7
Labor Alan Manning 19,303 49.7 +2.7
Country hold Swing -2.7

Lowe[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Lowe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal William McMahon 21,380 57.8 +0.0
Labor William Webster 15,602 42.2 +0.0
Total formal votes 36,982 98.8
Informal votes 449 1.2
Turnout 37,431 96.6
Liberal hold Swing +0.0

Lyne[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Lyne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Philip Lucock 21,388 53.5 -12.0
Independent Donald Lancaster 16,518 41.3 +41.3
Independent Joe Cordner 2,051 5.1 +3.0
Total formal votes 39,957 98.7
Informal votes 514 1.3
Turnout 40,471 97.0
Two-party-preferred result
Country Philip Lucock 55.6 -13.2
Independent Donald Lancaster 44.4 +44.4
Country hold Swing -13.2

Macarthur[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Macarthur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Jeff Bate 25,297 57.6 -6.2
Labor Claude Allen 18,643 42.4 +6.2
Total formal votes 43,940 98.8
Informal votes 517 1.2
Turnout 44,457 96.2
Liberal hold Swing -6.2

Mackellar[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Mackellar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Bill Wentworth 28,546 59.8 -3.3
Labor Francis Neate 17,072 35.8 -1.1
Communist Ray Clarke 2,120 4.4 +4.4
Total formal votes 47,738 98.7
Informal votes 650 1.3
Turnout 48,388 95.5
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Bill Wentworth 60.2 -2.9
Labor Francis Neate 39.8 +2.9
Liberal hold Swing -2.9

Macquarie[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Macquarie
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Tony Luchetti 22,388 60.4 -1.4
Liberal Horace Brownlow 13,484 36.3 -1.9
Communist John King 1,224 3.3 +3.3
Total formal votes 37,096 99.1
Informal votes 340 0.9
Turnout 37,436 97.1
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Tony Luchetti 63.5 +1.7
Liberal Horace Brownlow 36.5 -1.7
Labor hold Swing +1.7

Martin[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Martin
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor William O'Connor 21,430 59.1 +5.2
Liberal Elton Lewis 13,708 37.8 +0.4
Communist Ernie Thornton 1,134 3.1 -3.2
Total formal votes 36,272 98.7
Informal votes 466 1.3
Turnout 36,738 97.1
Two-party-preferred result
Labor William O'Connor 61.9 +1.1
Liberal Elton Lewis 38.1 -1.1
Labor hold Swing +1.1

Mitchell[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Mitchell
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Roy Wheeler 24,391 50.1 -3.7
Labor Doug Bowd 23,151 47.5 +6.4
Communist Mel McCalman 1,186 2.4 -2.6
Total formal votes 48,728 98.7
Informal votes 661 1.3
Turnout 49,389 95.8
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Roy Wheeler 50.3 -5.0
Labor Doug Bowd 49.7 +5.0
Liberal hold Swing -5.0

New England[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country David Drummond 21,852 57.1 -0.8
Labor Frederick Cowley 16,444 42.9 +0.8
Total formal votes 38,296 99.1
Informal votes 356 0.9
Turnout 38,652 96.4
Country hold Swing -0.8

Newcastle[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Newcastle
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor David Watkins 20,854 57.8 -2.7
Liberal Matthew Tapp 14,011 38.8 +3.6
Communist Doug Olive 716 2.0 -2.3
Independent Sidney Monroe 490 1.4 +1.4
Total formal votes 36,071 98.9
Informal votes 384 1.1
Turnout 36,445 96.8
Two-party-preferred result
Labor David Watkins 59.8 -3.6
Liberal Matthew Tapp 40.2 +3.6
Labor hold Swing -3.6

North Sydney[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: North Sydney
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal William Jack 19,780 53.9 -4.1
Labor Leo Haylen 16,916 46.1 +4.1
Total formal votes 36,696 98.7
Informal votes 486 1.3
Turnout 37,182 95.7
Liberal hold Swing -4.1

Parkes[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Parkes
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Les Haylen 19,307 56.0 +5.1
Liberal William Ness 15,173 44.0 -5.1
Total formal votes 34,480 98.7
Informal votes 466 1.3
Turnout 34,946 96.4
Labor hold Swing +5.1

Parramatta[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Parramatta
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Howard Beale 27,941 59.8 -3.7
Labor John Holmes 18,760 40.2 +3.7
Total formal votes 46,701 98.9
Informal votes 500 1.1
Turnout 47,201 95.8
Liberal hold Swing -3.7

Paterson[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Paterson
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Allen Fairhall 21,870 54.5 -2.6
Labor Kevin Barlow 18,255 45.5 +2.6
Total formal votes 40,125 99.0
Informal votes 422 1.0
Turnout 40,547 96.9
Liberal hold Swing -2.6

Phillip[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Phillip
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Joe Fitzgerald 19,826 58.9 +5.5
Liberal Henry Clarke 13,849 41.1 -5.5
Total formal votes 33,675 98.5
Informal votes 519 1.5
Turnout 40,547 96.9
Labor hold Swing +5.5

Reid[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Reid
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Charles Morgan 32,958 63.4 +1.0
Liberal Bob Mutton 13,425 25.8 -7.6
Independent Horace Hancock 3,348 6.4 +6.4
Communist Laurie Aarons 2,285 4.4 +4.4
Total formal votes 52,016 98.0
Informal votes 1,047 2.0
Turnout 53,063 96.1
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Charles Morgan 70.8 +5.2
Liberal Bob Mutton 29.2 -5.2
Labor hold Swing +5.2

Richmond[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Richmond
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Larry Anthony unopposed
Country hold Swing

Riverina[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Riverina
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Hugh Roberton 20,341 52.2 -1.1
Labor Michael Sheehan 17,646 45.3 +2.3
Communist Les Kelton 951 2.4 -1.3
Total formal votes 38,938 99.1
Informal votes 355 0.9
Turnout 39,293 95.8
Two-party-preferred result
Country Hugh Roberton 53.4 -1.3
Labor Michael Sheehan 46.6 +1.3
Country hold Swing -1.3

Robertson[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Robertson
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Roger Dean 23,910 49.9 -4.1
Labor Walter Geraghty 22,895 47.8 +1.8
Communist John Tapp 1,077 2.2 +2.2
Total formal votes 47,882 99.0
Informal votes 480 1.0
Turnout 48,362 96.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Roger Dean 24,082 50.3 -3.7
Labor Walter Geraghty 23,800 49.7 +3.7
Liberal hold Swing -3.7

Shortland[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Shortland
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Charles Griffiths 27,226 64.4 -0.6
Liberal Arthur Downey 15,044 35.6 +0.6
Total formal votes 42,270 98.8
Informal votes 509 1.2
Turnout 42,779 97.0
Labor hold Swing -0.6

St George[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: St George
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Nelson Lemmon 20,173 52.7 +4.3
Liberal Bill Graham 18,084 47.3 -4.3
Total formal votes 38,257 98.9
Informal votes 434 1.1
Turnout 38,691 97.0
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +4.3

Warringah[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Warringah
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Francis Bland 22,218 58.3 -17.4
Labor Ronald Nibbs 8,548 22.4 -1.9
Independent Ernest White 7,332 19.2 +19.2
Total formal votes 38,098 98.6
Informal votes 549 1.4
Turnout 38,647 95.7
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Francis Bland 67.9 -7.8
Labor Ronald Nibbs 32.1 +7.8
Liberal hold Swing -7.8

Watson[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Watson
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Dan Curtin 25,507 63.2 +6.5
Liberal Hubert O'Connell 14,846 36.8 -6.5
Total formal votes 40,353 98.2
Informal votes 728 1.8
Turnout 41,081 96.2
Labor hold Swing +6.5

Wentworth[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Sir Eric Harrison unopposed
Liberal hold Swing

Werriwa[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Werriwa
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Gough Whitlam 33,961 57.7 +2.6
Liberal Jack Lee 22,530 38.3 −6.6
Communist Edwin Lipscombe 2,363 4.0 +4.0
Total formal votes 58,854 98.4
Informal votes 943 1.6
Turnout 59,797 95.5
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Gough Whitlam 61.3 +6.2
Liberal Jack Lee 38.7 −6.2
Labor hold Swing +6.2

West Sydney[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: West Sydney
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Dan Minogue 21,226 72.5 +9.1
Independent Anthony Micallef 6,264 21.4 +21.4
Communist Lance Sharkey 1,776 6.1 -4.3
Total formal votes 29,266 95.3
Informal votes 1,432 4.7
Turnout 30,698 93.0
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Dan Minogue 78.0 +3.4
Independent Anthony Micallef 22.0 -3.4
Labor hold Swing +3.4

Victoria[edit]

Balaclava[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Balaclava
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Percy Joske 25,062 65.2 +1.9
Labor Leonard Prior 13,365 34.8 −1.9
Total formal votes 38,427 99.1
Informal votes 364 0.9
Turnout 38,791 96.2
Liberal hold Swing +1.9

Ballaarat[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Ballaarat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Bob Joshua 20,997 52.6 +1.4
Liberal Allen Driscoll 18,900 47.4 −1.4
Total formal votes 39,897 99.3
Informal votes 291 0.7
Turnout 40,188 97.3
Labor hold Swing +1.4

Batman[edit]

Australian Federal Election 1954: Batman
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Alan Bird 21,250 57.8 -2.8
Liberal Neil McKay 14,732 40.1 +0.7
Communist Andy Wallace 801 2.2 +2.2
Total formal votes 36,783 99.0
Informal votes 386 1.0
Turnout 37,169 94.9
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Alan Bird 59.8 -0.8
Liberal Neil McKay 40.2 +0.8
Labor hold Swing -0.8

Bendigo[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Bendigo
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Percy Clarey 23,272 55.8 +2.2
Liberal John Barton 18,448 44.2 −2.2
Total formal votes 41,720 99.2
Informal votes 352 0.8
Turnout 42,072 96.6
Labor hold Swing +2.2

Burke[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Burke
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Ted Peters 23,510 68.7 −3.7
Liberal Alfred Wall 9,260 27.0 −0.6
Communist Vida Little 1,467 4.3 +4.3
Total formal votes 34,237 98.2
Informal votes 613 1.8
Turnout 34,850 96.0
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ted Peters 72.6 +0.2
Liberal Alfred Wall 27.4 −0.2
Labor hold Swing +0.2

Chisholm[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Chisholm
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Wilfrid Kent Hughes 26,775 65.0 +0.0
Labor Les Cahill 14,390 35.0 −0.0
Total formal votes 41,165 99.1
Informal votes 387 0.9
Turnout 41,552 95.7
Liberal hold Swing +0.0

Corangamite[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Corangamite
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Dan Mackinnon 22,253 57.6 −1.1
Labor Angus McLean 16,407 42.4 +1.1
Total formal votes 38,660 99.4
Informal votes 244 0.6
Turnout 38,904 97.2
Liberal hold Swing −1.1

Corio[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Corio
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Hubert Opperman 22,703 51.4 +1.2
Labor John Dedman 21,487 48.6 −1.2
Total formal votes 44,190 99.3
Informal votes 308 0.7
Turnout 44,498 95.7
Liberal hold Swing +1.2

Darebin[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Darebin
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Tom Andrews 28,810 65.0 +0.6
Liberal Charles White 15,534 35.0 −0.6
Total formal votes 44,344 98.7
Informal votes 598 1.3
Turnout 44,942 96.7
Labor hold Swing +0.6

Deakin[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Deakin
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Frank Davis 29,886 52.2 +3.6
Labor Gordon Bryant 27,375 47.8 +1.4
Total formal votes 57,261 99.0
Informal votes 576 1.0
Turnout 57,837 96.1
Liberal hold Swing +0.6

Fawkner[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Fawkner
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Bill Bourke 18,038 50.2 -1.4
Liberal Peter Howson 17,920 49.8 +2.2
Total formal votes 35,958 99.0
Informal votes 378 1.0
Turnout 36,336 95.5
Labor hold Swing -1.8

Flinders[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Flinders
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Robert Lindsay 24,235 51.6 -3.2
Labor Keith Ewert 22,707 48.4 +5.4
Total formal votes 46,942 99.0
Informal votes 494 1.0
Turnout 47,436 96.6
Liberal gain from Labor Swing -4.3

Gellibrand[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Gellibrand
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor John Mullens 25,637 66.7 +1.8
Liberal George Carrington 10,235 26.6 +1.6
Communist Alex Dobbin 2,584 6.7 −3.3
Total formal votes 38,456 98.5
Informal votes 605 1.5
Turnout 39,061 96.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor John Mullens 72.8 −1.6
Liberal George Carrington 27.2 +1.6
Labor hold Swing −1.6

Gippsland[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Gippsland
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country George Bowden 22,185 60.4 -4.7
Labor Syd Crofts 14,537 39.6 +4.7
Total formal votes 36,722 99.0
Informal votes 375 1.0
Turnout 37,097 95.4
Country hold Swing -4.7

Henty[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Henty
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Jo Gullett 22,858 56.6 -0.7
Labor Alexander Miller 16,400 40.6 -0.2
Independent Liberal Noel Schafer 1,124 2.8 +2.8
Total formal votes 40,382 99.0
Informal votes 392 1.0
Turnout 40,774 96.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Jo Gullett 58.0 +0.5
Labor Alexander Miller 42.0 -0.5
Liberal hold Swing +0.5

Higgins[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Higgins
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Harold Holt 22,849 65.4 −1.0
Labor Benjamin Nicholas 12,108 34.6 +4.1
Total formal votes 34,957 98.8
Informal votes 407 1.2
Turnout 35,364 93.8
Liberal hold Swing −2.8

Higinbotham[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Higinbotham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Frank Timson 30,579 54.5 +0.1
Labor Geoffrey Sowerbutts 25,537 45.5 -0.1
Total formal votes 56,116 99.0
Informal votes 584 1.0
Turnout 56,700 96.4
Liberal hold Swing +0.1

Hoddle[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Hoddle
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Jack Cremean 23,439 75.8 -2.9
Liberal Desmond Byrne 6,302 20.4 +2.8
Communist John Prescott 1,198 3.9 +0.2
Total formal votes 30,939 97.6
Informal votes 767 2.4
Turnout 31,706 94.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Jack Cremean 79.4 -2.7
Liberal Desmond Byrne 20.6 +2.7
Labor hold Swing -2.7

Indi[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Indi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal William Bostock 17,199 44.3 −14.3
Labor Carl Reeves 14,423 37.1 −4.3
Country Cyril Davy 7,231 18.6 +18.6
Total formal votes 38,853 99.3
Informal votes 291 0.7
Turnout 39,144 95.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal William Bostock 23,492 60.5 +1.9
Labor Carl Reeves 15,361 39.5 −1.9
Liberal hold Swing +1.9

Isaacs[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Isaacs
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal William Haworth 19,315 55.9 +4.4
Labor Don MacSween 15,240 44.1 +1.5
Total formal votes 34,555 98.6
Informal votes 504 1.4
Turnout 35,059 95.1
Liberal hold Swing +3.8

Kooyong[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Kooyong
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Robert Menzies 29,427 69.3 +1.9
Labor George Miller 12,269 28.9 +0.5
Communist Rex Mortimer 763 1.8 −2.4
Total formal votes 42,459 99.1
Informal votes 398 0.9
Turnout 42,857 95.7
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Robert Menzies 69.5 +0.7
Labor George Miller 30.5 −0.7
Liberal hold Swing +0.7

La Trobe[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: La Trobe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Richard Casey 34,585 55.1 −2.9
Labor Edward Smith 26,943 42.9 +0.9
Communist Gerry O'Day 1,227 2.0 +2.0
Total formal votes 62,755 98.9
Informal votes 699 1.1
Turnout 63,454 96.5
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Richard Casey 55.3 −2.7
Labor Edward Smith 44.7 +2.7
Liberal hold Swing −2.7

Lalor[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Lalor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Reg Pollard 30,232 58.3 +3.4
Liberal George Morison 21,598 41.7 −3.4
Total formal votes 51,830 98.8
Informal votes 629 1.2
Turnout 52,459 95.6
Labor hold Swing +3.4

Mallee[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Winton Turnbull unopposed
Country hold Swing

Maribyrnong[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Maribyrnong
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Arthur Drakeford 27,647 64.2 -0.1
Liberal Stuart Collie 14,502 33.7 -2.0
Communist Frank Johnson 889 2.1 +2.1
Total formal votes 43,038 98.7
Informal votes 553 1.3
Turnout 43,591 95.8
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Arthur Drakeford 66.1 +1.8
Liberal Stuart Collie 33.9 -1.8
Labor hold Swing +1.8

McMillan[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: McMillan
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Desmond Devlin 17,989 43.2 +2.4
Liberal Geoffrey Brown 17,054 41.0 -14.7
Country John McDonald 5,790 13.9 +13.9
Communist Bob Hamilton 776 1.9 -1.5
Total formal votes 41,609 98.4
Informal votes 694 1.6
Turnout 42,303 95.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Geoffrey Brown 22,314 53.6 -2.4
Labor Desmond Devlin 19,295 46.4 +2.4
Liberal hold Swing -2.4

Melbourne[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Melbourne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Arthur Calwell 22,125 70.6 +7.6
Liberal Alfred Carter 9,192 29.4 -3.7
Total formal votes 31,317 97.6
Informal votes 776 2.4
Turnout 32,093 94.3
Labor hold Swing +4.0

Melbourne Ports[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Melbourne Ports
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Frank Crean 22,001 67.4 -3.8
Liberal Norman Fittock 8,914 27.3 -1.5
Communist Ted Bull 1,733 5.3 +5.3
Total formal votes 32,648 98.0
Informal votes 677 2.0
Turnout 33,325 95.2
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Frank Crean 72.3 +1.1
Liberal Norman Fittock 27.7 -1.1
Labor hold Swing +1.1

Murray[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Murray
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country John McEwen unopposed
Country hold Swing

Wannon[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Wannon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Don McLeod 18,509 50.03 -1.1
Liberal Malcolm Fraser 18,492 49.97 +1.1
Total formal votes 37,001 100
Informal votes 186 0.5
Turnout 37,187 97.1
Labor hold Swing -1.1

Wills[edit]

Australian Federal Election 1954: Wills
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Bill Bryson 27,538 62.4 +13.5
Liberal Ian Ingram 16,595 37.6 +4.1
Total formal votes 44,133 98.7
Informal votes 590 1.3
Turnout 44,723 96.4
Labor hold Swing +0.6

Wimmera[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Wimmera
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal William Lawrence 15,238 43.4 -19.6
Labor Cyril Sudholz 11,671 33.3 -3.7
Country Herbert Hilton 8,184 23.3 +23.3
Total formal votes 35,093 99.4
Informal votes 201 0.6
Turnout 35,294 96.7
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal William Lawrence 22,686 64.6 +1.6
Labor Cyril Sudholz 12,407 35.4 -1.6
Liberal hold Swing +1.6

Yarra[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Yarra
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Stan Keon 21,058 62.3 +2.2
Liberal Jim MacDonald 11,591 34.3 -1.4
Communist Ken Miller 1,139 3.4 -0.8
Total formal votes 33,788 98.3
Informal votes 578 1.7
Turnout 34,366 95.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Stan Keon 65.4 +1.5
Liberal Jim MacDonald 34.6 -1.5
Labor hold Swing +1.5

Queensland[edit]

Bowman[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Bowman
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Malcolm McColm 22,839 53.3 −0.8
Labor Jack Houston 18,980 44.3 +2.3
Communist Mabel Hanson 1,069 2.5 −1.4
Total formal votes 42,888 98.9
Informal votes 479 1.1
Turnout 43,367 96.6
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Malcolm McColm 53.4 −2.2
Labor Jack Houston 46.6 +2.2
Liberal hold Swing −2.2

Brisbane[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Brisbane
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor George Lawson 16,964 56.2 +2.6
Liberal Vic Mead 12,446 41.2 +1.2
Communist Max Julius 773 2.6 −3.8
Total formal votes 30,183 98.2
Informal votes 552 1.8
Turnout 30,735 94.6
Two-party-preferred result
Labor George Lawson 58.5 −1.0
Liberal Vic Mead 41.5 +1.0
Labor hold Swing −1.0

Capricornia[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Capricornia
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Henry Pearce 18,234 54.9 +3.0
Labor Mick Gardner 14,318 43.1 −5.0
Communist Eric Browne 664 2.0 +2.0
Total formal votes 33,216 98.7
Informal votes 444 1.3
Turnout 33,660 97.3
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Henry Pearce 55.1 +3.2
Labor Mick Gardner 44.9 −3.2
Liberal hold Swing +3.2

Darling Downs[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Darling Downs
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Reginald Swartz 24,801 65.0 -35.0
Labor William Watson 13,331 35.0 +35.0
Total formal votes 38,132 99.3
Informal votes 267 0.7
Turnout 38,399 96.6
Liberal hold Swing -35.0

Dawson[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Dawson
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Charles Davidson 19,828 55.6 -0.7
Labor George Hyde 15,802 44.4 +0.7
Total formal votes 35,630 99.0
Informal votes 354 1.0
Turnout 35,984 96.4
Country hold Swing -0.7

Fisher[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Fisher
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Charles Adermann 29,202 69.6 -3.3
Labor Sydney Campbell 12,774 30.4 +3.3
Total formal votes 41,976 99.2
Informal votes 357 0.8
Turnout 42,333 97.3
Country hold Swing -3.3

Griffith[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Griffith
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Wilfred Coutts 16,003 50.4 +4.1
Liberal Doug Berry 15,768 49.6 -4.1
Total formal votes 31,771 99.0
Informal votes 320 1.0
Turnout 32,091 96.2
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +4.1

Herbert[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Herbert
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Bill Edmonds 20,894 55.8 +1.7
Country Fred Purdie 15,239 40.7 -2.0
Communist Claude Jones 1,323 3.5 +0.3
Total formal votes 37,456 98.2
Informal votes 684 1.8
Turnout 38,140 95.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Bill Edmonds 59.0 +2.0
Country Fred Purdie 41.0 -2.0
Labor hold Swing +2.0

Kennedy[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Kennedy
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Bill Riordan 17,585 60.2 +0.0
Country Cliff Lanham 11,650 39.8 +0.0
Total formal votes 29,235 98.9
Informal votes 332 1.1
Turnout 29,567 92.6
Labor hold Swing +0.0

Leichhardt[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Leichhardt
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Harry Bruce 19,044 51.4 +2.4
Country Tom Gilmore 17,276 46.6 -0.5
Communist Joe Howe 727 2.0 -1.9
Total formal votes 37,047 98.5
Informal votes 576 1.5
Turnout 37,623 94.7
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Harry Bruce 53.2 +0.5
Country Tom Gilmore 46.8 -0.5
Labor hold Swing +0.5

Lilley[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Lilley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Bruce Wight 24,777 58.2 +0.4
Labor Bernard Williams 17,824 41.8 +3.9
Total formal votes 42,601 98.7
Informal votes 557 1.3
Turnout 43,158 94.8
Liberal hold Swing -0.7

McPherson[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: McPherson
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Sir Arthur Fadden 22,397 65.3 -9.6
Independent Democrat Sir Raphael Cilento 11,905 34.7 +34.7
Total formal votes 34,302 99.0
Informal votes 350 1.0
Turnout 34,652 96.1
Country hold Swing -9.6

Maranoa[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Maranoa
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Wilfred Brimblecombe 14,323 42.3 +9.9
Labor Eric Taylor 13,649 40.3 +2.6
Independent Charles Russell 5,906 17.4 -12.5
Total formal votes 33,878 99.3
Informal votes 230 0.7
Turnout 34,108 94.3
Two-party-preferred result
Country Wilfred Brimblecombe 18,364 54.2 -2.6
Labor Eric Taylor 15,514 45.8 +2.6
Country hold Swing -2.6

Moreton[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Moreton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Josiah Francis 30,873 55.7 -3.8
Labor Ted Mansfield 23,657 42.6 +3.9
Communist Bill Yarrow 946 1.7 -0.1
Total formal votes 55,476 98.8
Informal votes 633 1.1
Turnout 56,109 96.3
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Josiah Francis 55.9 -3.8
Labor Ted Mansfield 44.1 +3.8
Liberal hold Swing -3.8

Oxley[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Oxley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Donald Cameron 20,822 55.8 -2.4
Labor Norman Thomas 15,663 42.0 +1.8
Communist Tom Millar 841 2.3 +0.6
Total formal votes 37,326 99.3
Informal votes 273 0.7
Turnout 37,599 97.3
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Donald Cameron 56.0 -2.4
Labor Norman Thomas 44.0 +2.4
Liberal hold Swing -2.4

Petrie[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Petrie
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Alan Hulme 26,706 55.1 -3.5
Labor Alexander Barry 21,774 44.9 +3.5
Total formal votes 48,480 98.9
Informal votes 561 1.1
Turnout 49,041 96.8
Liberal hold Swing -3.5

Ryan[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Ryan
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Nigel Drury 26,140 58.5 -2.4
Labor Frank Luton 18,514 41.5 +2.4
Total formal votes 44,654 99.0
Informal votes 439 1.0
Turnout 45,093 95.7
Liberal hold Swing -2.4

Wide Bay[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Wide Bay
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country William Brand 22,493 54.1 -2.8
Labor Frank Forde 18,648 44.8 +1.7
Communist Frank Falls 442 1.1 +1.1
Total formal votes 41,583 99.1
Informal votes 379 0.9
Turnout 41,962 97.4
Two-party-preferred result
Country William Brand 54.2 -2.7
Labor Frank Forde 45.8 +2.7
Country hold Swing -2.7

South Australia[edit]

Adelaide[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Adelaide
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Cyril Chambers 18,446 55.3 −6.5
Liberal Nancy Buttfield 14,266 42.8 +4.5
Communist Charles McCaffrey 625 1.9 +0.0
Total formal votes 33,337 98.1
Informal votes 655 1.9
Turnout 33,992 96.2
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Cyril Chambers 57.0 −4.6
Liberal Nancy Buttfield 43.0 +4.6
Labor hold Swing −4.6

Angas[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Angas
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Alec Downer unopposed
Liberal hold Swing

Barker[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Barker
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Archie Cameron 27,255 62.9 +1.5
Labor Ralph Dettman 16,107 37.1 +0.9
Total formal votes 43,362 98.4
Informal votes 706 1.6
Turnout 44,068 97.0
Liberal hold Swing +0.2

Boothby[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Boothby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal John McLeay 22,263 58.3 −2.8
Labor Rex Mathews 15,930 41.7 +2.8
Total formal votes 38,193 98.5
Informal votes 589 1.5
Turnout 38,782 96.7
Liberal hold Swing −2.8

Grey[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Grey
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Edgar Russell 22,749 58.3 +2.2
Liberal Thomas Cheesman 16,253 41.7 -2.2
Total formal votes 39,002 98.4
Informal votes 622 1.6
Turnout 39,624 96.2
Labor hold Swing +2.2

Hindmarsh[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Hindmarsh
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Clyde Cameron unopposed
Labor hold Swing

Kingston[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Kingston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Pat Galvin 31,602 55.0 +4.4
Liberal Howard Zelling 25,88 45.0 -3.1
Total formal votes 57,490 98.6
Informal votes 830 1.4
Turnout 58,320 97.1
Labor hold Swing +3.2

Port Adelaide[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Port Adelaide
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Albert Thompson 47,355 94.0 +22.7
Communist Alan Finger 3,045 6.0 +3.3
Total formal votes 50,400 92.5
Informal votes 4,083 7.5
Turnout 54,483 96.2
Labor hold Swing +20.2

Sturt[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Sturt
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Norman Makin 25,857 53.0 +5.4
Liberal Keith Wilson 22,890 47.0 -5.4
Total formal votes 48,747 98.5
Informal votes 729 1.5
Turnout 49,476 97.1
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +5.4

Wakefield[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Wakefield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Sir Philip McBride 21,893 56.8 +3.3
Labor Edward Harradine 14,400 37.4 -2.5
Independent Hector Henstridge 2,218 5.8 +5.8
Total formal votes 38,511 98.5
Informal votes 598 1.5
Turnout 39,109 97.5
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Sir Philip McBride 59.7 -0.4
Labor Edward Harradine 40.3 +0.4
Liberal hold Swing -0.4

Western Australia[edit]

Canning[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Canning
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Len Hamilton 23,196 61.2 -3.4
Labor Percy Munday 14,714 38.8 +3.4
Total formal votes 37,910 97.8
Informal votes 856 2.2
Turnout 38,766 96.5
Country hold Swing -3.4

Curtin[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Curtin
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Paul Hasluck 23,950 61.3 −3.4
Labor Harry Bishop 15,089 38.7 +3.4
Total formal votes 39,039 98.7
Informal votes 530 1.3
Turnout 39,569 96.1
Liberal hold Swing −3.4

Forrest[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Forrest
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Gordon Freeth 23,643 57.7 -1.8
Labor Frederick O'Connor 17,331 42.3 +1.8
Total formal votes 40,974 98.4
Informal votes 683 1.6
Turnout 41,657 97.3
Liberal hold Swing -1.8

Fremantle[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Fremantle
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Kim Beazley 26,079 54.5 -2.2
Liberal Douglas McPherson 21,002 43.9 +0.6
Communist Paddy Troy 765 1.6 +1.6
Total formal votes 47,846 98.5
Informal votes 722 1.5
Turnout 48,568 97.2
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Kim Beazley 56.0 -0.7
Liberal Douglas McPherson 44.0 +0.7
Labor hold Swing -0.7

Kalgoorlie[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Kalgoorlie
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Herbert Johnson 17,130 65.6 -34.4
Independent Harold Illingworth 8,991 34.4 +34.4
Total formal votes 26,121 98.1
Informal votes 494 1.9
Turnout 26,615 93.1
Labor hold Swing -34.4

Moore[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Moore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Hugh Leslie 22,760 57.0 -2.4
Labor Arthur Dargin 17,143 43.0 +2.4
Total formal votes 39,903 98.2
Informal votes 741 1.8
Turnout 40,644 96.1
Country hold Swing -2.4

Perth[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Perth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Tom Burke 15,912 51.7 +2.7
Liberal Robert Phillips 14,087 45.7 -3.8
All Parties Carlyle Ferguson 530 1.7 +1.7
Communist John Gandini 275 0.9 -0.6
Total formal votes 30,804 97.8
Informal votes 679 2.2
Turnout 31,483 96.6
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Tom Burke 52.3 +2.1
Liberal Robert Phillips 47.7 -2.1
Labor hold Swing +2.1

Swan[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Swan
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Harry Webb 26,799 50.1 +5.9
Liberal Bill Grayden 25,893 48.4 -4.6
Communist Jack Marks 838 1.6 -1.2
Total formal votes 53,530 98.4
Informal votes 856 1.6
Turnout 53,386 95.8
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Harry Webb 51.6 +4.9
Liberal Bill Grayden 48.4 -4.9
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +4.9

Tasmania[edit]

Bass[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Bass
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Lance Barnard 16,623 51.0 +4.4
Liberal Bruce Kekwick 15,946 49.0 −4.4
Total formal votes 32,569 99.1
Informal votes 289 0.9
Turnout 32,858 96.7
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +4.4

Darwin[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Darwin
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Aubrey Luck 16,447 50.5 +0.8
Labor Clem Foster 16,117 49.5 -0.8
Total formal votes 32,564 99.1
Informal votes 283 0.9
Turnout 32,847 96.5
Liberal hold Swing -3.5

Denison[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Denison
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Athol Townley 14,444 52.6 -0.7
Labor Bert Lacey 12,322 44.9 -1.8
Communist Max Bound 688 2.5 +2.5
Total formal votes 27,454 98.5
Informal votes 430 1.5
Turnout 27,884 95.8
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Athol Townley 52.8 -0.5
Labor Bert Lacey 47.2 +0.5
Liberal hold Swing -0.5

Franklin[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Franklin
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Bill Falkinder 20,447 54.0 -1.4
Labor Jack Frost 17,396 46.0 +1.4
Total formal votes 37,843 99.2
Informal votes 306 0.8
Turnout 38,149 95.7
Liberal hold Swing -1.4

Wilmot[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Wilmot
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Gil Duthie 19,193 56.2 +3.1
Liberal Lionel Browning 14,959 43.8 -3.1
Total formal votes 34,152 99.2
Informal votes 289 0.8
Turnout 34,441 97.0
Labor hold Swing +3.1

Australian Capital Territory[edit]

Australian Capital Territory[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Australian Capital Territory
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Jim Fraser 8,762 62.7 +12.8
Liberal Mary Stevenson 4,799 34.4 +15.1
Independent John Cusack 405 2.9 +2.9
Total formal votes 13,966 99.2
Informal votes 108 0.8
Turnout 14,074 94.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Jim Fraser 64.9 +14.1
Liberal Mary Stevenson 35.1 +35.1
Labor hold Swing +14.1

Northern Territory[edit]

Northern Territory[edit]

Australian federal election, 1954: Northern Territory
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Jock Nelson 4,021 77.6 +13.5
Country Ralph Edwards 1,163 22.4 +0.8
Total formal votes 5,184 97.8
Informal votes 115 2.2
Turnout 5,229 77.1
Labor hold Swing +1.3

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Details of Australian election results, 1937". University of Western Australia. Retrieved 11 October 2018.