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ELECTION RESULT

STATE OF PARTIES

LABOUR MAJORITY OF 12

Now that the declarations of results of polling at the General Election have been made, the representation in the new Parliament is shown to be slightly different from that indicated by the preliminary counting of votes immediately after the election. The Government now has a majority of 12, the National Party's strength as the Opposition having increased by 9 (including one Independent National) on its number in the last Parliament;

The declarations of the poll are subject in some cases to amendment byfurther Service votes from overseas. However, it is not expected that the additional votes will affect the actual result as it now stands, even though there is a difference of only 10 votes between the totals of the two leading candidates in Eden, where this slight advantage is now with the Labour candidate (Mr. Anderton). The state of the parties, then, is as follows: — New Old Parliament. Parliament. Labour " '15 50 National 33 25 Ind. National .... 1 — Independent .-• 1 4 Democratic Labour — 1 It is considered in Parliamentary circles that the election issue is now in no doubt, with the possible exception of the'result in Eden. There are still a few Service votes to come, and as it is regarded as likely that Mr. Anderton's lead of ( 10 in Eden may be improved by any additional votes from overseas, his return seems reasonably assured. In that case the number of seats, decided upon the Service votes is increased to six—Eden, Palmerston North, Otaki, Wairarapa, Nelson, and Oamaru, in all of which the civilian voting placed the National candidates (including the Palmerston North Independent, who indicated support for National on a no-confidence motion) in the lead. WELLINGTON SEATS^ The declarations of the'poll for Wellington seats (subject in some cases to amendment through some outstanding Services' votes) show the following resu s.— civilian. Services. Total. Wellington Central. Fraser (L.) ..5082 SOI 6753 Appletoh (X.) 5079 507, 5586 Scrimgeojir (I.) .... 20M) 156 224G Hyde (I.) 58 41 99 Majority for Eraser: 1 197, Welllnoton East. * Semfre. (L.) " 7288 1020 -8308 Jacobsen (X.) 5220 522 5742 Bishop (D.L..) • 867 158 1025 . "Russell". (I.) >... 402 58 460 Harrington (C.P.) .. 244 8 252 Majority for Semple: v 2560. Wellington West. Bowden (X.) ...... 7034 550 7584 Stewart (L.) 5849 074 (3323 Drnmmond (I.) .... 922 123 1045 McDougall (D.L.) .. BGB 163 1031 Majority for Bowden: 1261. Wellington Suburbs. Combs (L.) ...... 9015 879 9894 Veitcli (X.) 6787 522 7309 Frame (D.L.) ...... 2023 169 2192 Majority for Combs: 2585. Wellington South. MeKcen (L.) 7191 845 8036 Toop (X.) ' 3663 263 3926 Teece (D.L.) 1138 123 1261 Maddison (I.) 165 42 207 Majority for McKeen: 4110. Wellington North. Chapman (L.) .... 6552 755 7307 Hislop <N.) 4927 502 5429 Herring (D.L,) 849 156 1005 Malcolm (I.) 386 38 424 Carman (I.) 237 63 300 Majority for Chapman: 1873. Hutt. Nash (L.) ; 7788 955 8743 Hogan (I.). 3426 133 3539 Croft (X.) 2733 275 3008 Connors (D.L.) .... 335 101 43G Majority for Nash: 5184. CLOSE CONTESTS. Results in electorates where the issue had been regarded as in doubt include the following (also still subject to amendment):— Civilian. Servlcep. Total. Eden. ■ Anderton (L.) .... 6489 715 7204 Fortune (X.) ..... 6743 451 7194 Xixon (D.L.) 593 132 725 Brooks (I.) ...... 278 21 299 Wilson (I.) 172 26 198 Majority for Anderton: 10. New Plymouth. Aderman'(X.) .... 6073 512 6585 li-ost (L.) ....... 5649 865 6514 McCready (I.) 537 . 143 680 Jury (D.L.) 201 95 296 Majority for Aderman: 71. Oamaru. Xordmeyer (L.) ». 4600 513 5119 Beatty (X.) 4710 301 5011 Barclay (D.L.) 289 46 335 Cuttrlss .(I.) 144 _ 21 165 Majority for Xordmeyer: 108.

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ELECTION RESULT, Evening Post, Volume CXXXVI, Issue 89, 12 October 1943

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ELECTION RESULT Evening Post, Volume CXXXVI, Issue 89, 12 October 1943

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