Queensland state election, 1909

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Queensland state election, 1909

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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
  William Kidston.jpg StateLibQld 1 51912 The Honourable David Bowman.jpg
Leader William Kidston David Bowman
Party Liberal Labour
Leader's seat Rockhampton Fortitude Valley
Last election 37 seats 23 seats
Seats won 41 seats 27 seats
Seat change Increase4 Increase4

Premier before election

William Kidston
Liberal

Elected Premier

William Kidston
Liberal

Elections were held in the Australian state of Queensland on 2 October 1909 to elect the members of the state's Legislative Assembly.

Key dates[edit]

The elections were held on 2 October 1909.[1]

Results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2 October 1909[2]
Legislative Assembly
<< 19081912 >>

Enrolled voters 242,754
Votes cast 210,912 Turnout 72.67%
Informal votes 1,652 Informal
Summary of votes by party
Party Primary votes % Swing Seats Change
  Liberals 107,370 50.91 +10.32 41 +4
  Labour 77,712 36.85 +6.77 27 +4
  Opposition 22,439 10.64 4 +4
  Independent 3,391 1.61 +0.94 0 -1
Total 210,912     72  

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Queensland General Election Dates 1860-1929" (PDF). Queensland Parliament. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
  2. ^ Australian Government and Politics Database. "Parliament of Queensland, Assembly election, 2 October 1909". Retrieved 27 July 2017.