Queensland state election, 1902

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Queensland state election, 1902

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All 72 seats in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland
37 Assembly seats were needed for a majority

  First party Second party
  Queensland State Archives 3062 Portrait of The Honourable Sir Robert Philp Premier of Queensland c 1900.png Billy Browne - Queensland Politician.png
Leader Robert Philp Billy Browne
Party Ministerial Labour
Leader's seat Townsville Croydon
Last election 43 seats 21 seats
Seats won 40 seats 25 seats
Seat change Decrease3 Increase4

Premier before election

Robert Philp
Ministerial

Elected Premier

Robert Philp
Ministerial

Elections were held in the Australian state of Queensland on 11 March 1902 to elect the members of the state's Legislative Assembly.

Key dates[edit]

This was the first Queensland general election to be conducted on a single day. In the past, due to problems of distance and communications, it was not possible to hold the elections on a single day.[1]

Results[edit]

Queensland state election, 11 March 1902[2]
Legislative Assembly
<< 18991904 >>

Enrolled voters 108,548
Votes cast 100,644 Turnout 78.88%
Informal votes 803 Informal
Summary of votes by party
Party Primary votes % Swing Seats Change
  Ministerial 48,439 48.13 -1.21 40 -3
  Labour 39,579 39.33 +3.85 25 +4
  Opposition 6,905 6.86 -4.22 5 -3
  Farmers Rep. 1,840 1.83 +1.83 1 +1
  Independent 100 0.10 +0.10 0 ±0
Total 100,644     72  

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Queensland General Election Dates 1860-1929" (PDF). Queensland Parliament. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Summary of 1902 Election". University of Western Australia. Retrieved 26 July 2017.