1941 South Australian state election
State elections were held in South Australia on 29 March 1941. All 39 seats in the South Australian House of Assembly were up for election. The incumbent Liberal and Country League government led by Premier of South Australia Thomas Playford IV defeated the opposition Australian Labor Party led by Leader of the Opposition Robert Richards.
All 39 seats in the South Australian House of Assembly
20 seats were needed for a majority
Though the LCL was in minority government with 15 of 39 seats following the 1938 election, where 14 of 39 lower house MPs were elected as independents which as a grouping won more than either major party with 40 percent of the primary vote, the Playford LCL won a one-seat majority government following the 1941 election.
|Summary of votes by party|
|Liberal and Country||63,317||37.55%||+4.12%||20||+ 5|
|Independent Labor||5,090||3.02%||–2.63%||2||± 0|
|Independent Liberal||2,657||1.58%||*||1||+ 1|
- "Summary of 1941 Election". University of Western Australia. Retrieved 7 July 2015.
- History of South Australian elections 1857-2006, volume 1: ECSA
- State and federal election results in Australia since 1890