The 1935 New South Wales state election was held on 11 May 1935. This election was for all of the 90 seats in the 31st New South Wales Legislative Assembly and was conducted in single member constituencies with compulsory preferential voting.
All 90 seats in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly
46 Assembly seats were needed for a majority
Legislative Assembly after the election
The result of the election was:
Labor (NSW) and the Federal Executive of the Australian Labor Party were still divided at the 1935 election and Federal Labor ran candidates in 22 seats without success. The parties were re-united in 1936. Jack Lang remained party leader and Leader of the Opposition throughout the term of the parliament.
|10 February 1935||Second Stevens ministry sworn in.|
|12 April 1935||The Legislative Assembly was dissolved, and writs were issued by the Governor to proceed with an election.|
|18 April 1935||Nominations for candidates for the election closed at noon.|
|11 May 1935||Polling day.|
|10 June 1935||The writs were returned and the results formally declared.|
|12 June 1935||Opening of 31st Parliament.|
|Summary of votes by party|
|Labor (NSW)||532,486||42.42||+2.26||29||+ 5|
|United Australia||415,485||33.10||–3.64||38||– 5|
|Federal Labor||59,694||4.75||+0.51||0||± 0|
|Independent UAP||11,114||0.89||+0.21||0||± 0|
|Independent Labor||3,774||0.30||+0.16||0||± 0|
|Social Credit||1,996||0.16||+0.16||0||± 0|
|Seats changing hands|
|Arncliffe||United Australia||Horace Harper||Joseph Cahill||Labor (NSW)|
|Bathurst||Country||Gordon Wilkins||Gus Kelly|
|Canterbury||United Australia||Edward Hocking||Arthur Tonge|
|Goulburn||Peter Loughlin||Jack Tully|
|Mudgee||Country||David Spring||Bill Dunn|
- There were 1,528,713 enrolled voters but 180,829 were enrolled in 11 electorates (five UAP, four Country and two Labor) which were uncontested at the election.
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