New Ingerland general election, 1923

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1923 General Election

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All 100 seats to the House of Assembly
51 seats needed for a majority
Turnout 95.14

  First party Second party
Leader Joseph Williams Robert Stratton
Party Liberal Party Conservative Party
Leader since 1915 1913
Seats won 55 20
Seat change Increase 3 Decrease 10

  Third party Fourth party
Leader Charles Sexton-Dayle Leonard Rollins
Party Country Party Labour Party
Leader since 1918 1921
Seats won 14 11
Seat change Increase 6 Increase 2

Composition of the House of Assembly chamber after the election. Colours denote the winning party, as shown in the main table of results

Prime Minister before election

Joseph Williams
Liberal Party

Elected Prime Minister

Joseph Williams
Liberal Party

The New Ingerland general election of 1923 was held on Saturday, 12 May 1923. The election saw the Liberals increase their majority over the Conservatives. The Country Party won a further six seats, making them the third largest party in the House of Assembly. The Labour Party, led by former Anti-War Liberal Leonard Rollins, continued to struggle against the other parties, and won 11 seats.

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