New Ingerland general election, 1926

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1926 General Election

← 1923 8 May 1926 (1926-05-08) 1929 →

All 100 seats to the House of Assembly
51 seats needed for a majority
Turnout 95.23

  First party Second party
Leader Joseph Williams Arthur Cooke
Party Liberal Party Conservative Party
Leader since 1915 1923
Seats won 66 18
Seat change Increase 11 Decrease 2

  Third party Fourth party
Leader Charles Sexton-Dayle Leonard Rollins
Party Country Party Labour Party
Leader since 1918 1921
Seats won 12 4
Seat change Decrease 2 Decrease 7

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 1926 was held on Saturday, 8 May 1926. The Liberals, led by Joseph Williams, reached the zenith of their power with a massive win over all other parties. The Conservatives were reduced to 18 members, whilst both Country and Labour also lost seats.

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