List of New Ingerland general elections

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This is a list of results for elections to the House of Assembly since 1907.

Summary of results

Parliaments under James I

Election
Parliament
Summary Government Official
opposition
Third
party
Fourth
party
Other Total
seats
1907
(22nd Parliament)
The Liberal Party under Vincent Churchwell secure a comfortable majority in the House of Assembly. The Conservative Party win 32 seats, whilst the Labour Party are returned with 2 members. 45 32 2 - - 79
1910
(23rd Parliament)
The Liberals now led by Henry Chaytor, are re-elected with a minority and must rely on Labour to form a government. The Conservatives led by Cyril Percy secure 36 seats. 36 36 5 - 2 79
1911
(24th Parliament)
The Conservatives under Percy win in a landslide, and are returned to office for the first time since 1903. The Liberals win just 20 seats, whilst Labour are returned with 8 seats, their best showing to date. 49 20 8 - 2 79

Parliaments under Philip I

Election
Parliament
Summary Government Official
opposition
Third
party
Fourth
party
Other Total
seats
1914
(25th Parliament)
The Conservatives, now led by Robert Stratton, are easily returned to power just weeks after the outbreak of the First World War. The Liberals are able to gain seats, chiefly at the expense of Labour, who win just one seat. 46 32 1 - - 79
1917
(26th Parliament)
A Coalition Ministry of Conservatives and pro-war Liberals are elected with a massive majority under Stratton. Both former Conservatives and former Liberals are appointed to the cabinet. The coalition defeats a rump of anti-war Liberals and the Labour Party, who between them win just 10 seats. 65 6 4 - 4 79
1920
(27th Parliament)
Parliament is increased to 100 members, with the Liberals led by Joseph Williams win a small majority over the Conservatives on 30 seats and Labour on 9 seats, returning the latter to their pre-war position. The election also sees the emergence of the Country Party for the first time, who win 8 seats. 52 30 9 8 1 100
1923
(28th Parliament)
The Liberals increase their majority over the Conservatives. County win a further six seats, whilst Labour win 11 seats. 55 20 14 11 - 100
1926
(29th Parliament)
The Liberals reach the height of their power, with a massive win over all other parties. The Conservatives are reduced to 18 members, whilst both Country and Labour also lose seats. 66 18 12 4 - 100
1929
(30th Parliament)
The 30th Parliament sees the Liberals, now led by William Burdett, manage to win a reduced majority. Country abandon the philosophy of social credit in favour of agrarian conservatism, and are rewarded by leapfrogging the declining Conservatives in to official opposition status. Labour manage a handy recovery, chiefly at the expense of the Liberals. 54 21 16 9 - 100
1932
(31st Parliament)
The watershed election of 1932 completely rearranges the political landscape. The Country Party win a plurality of seats, and enter in to a coalition with the Conservatives in order to form a government. Exploiting their insipid response to the Great Depression, Labour successfully target the previously solid Liberal working class vote, and are able to form the official opposition for the first time. 38 34 16 10 2 100
1935
(32nd Parliament)
County and the Conservatives merge on the eve of the election to form the National Party, and go on to form a comfortable majority over Labour and the Liberals. 55 30 12 - 3 100
1938
(33rd Parliament)
1940
(34th Parliament)
1943
(35th Parliament)
1946
(36th Parliament)

Parliaments under Philip II

Election
Parliament
Summary Government Official
opposition
Third
party
Fourth
party
Other Total
seats
1949
(37th Parliament)
1952
(38th Parliament)
1955
(39th Parliament)
1958
(40th Parliament)
1961
(41st Parliament)
1963
(42nd Parliament)
1966
(43rd Parliament)
1969
(44th Parliament)

Parliaments under Geoffrey VII

Election
Parliament
Summary Government Official
opposition
Third
party
Fourth
party
Other Total
seats
1972
(45th Parliament)
1975
(46th Parliament)
1978
(47th Parliament)
1981
(48th Parliament)
1984
(49th Parliament)
1988
(50th Parliament)
1992
(51st Parliament)
1996
(52nd Parliament)
2000
(53rd Parliament)
2004
(54th Parliament)
2008
(55th Parliament)
2012
(56th Parliament)
2016
(57th Parliament)

See also

References and notes