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Friday, 26 September 1913

Motion (by Senator Rae) agreed to -

That there be laid upon the table of the Senate a return showing -

1.   The number of contested elections in each of the six States of the Commonwealth at the general elections of 31st May, 1913.

2.   The number of polling places respectively in each of the six States.

3.   The number of duly appointed scrutineers in each of the six States, showing separately the respective numbers appointed by each candidate for both Houses of the Commonwealth Parliament.

Motion (by Senator Maughan) agreed to-

That there be laid upon the table of the Senate a return showing -

1.   The number of names placed on the rolls within one month before the issue of the writ for the last election.

2.   The percentage of votes -

(a)   to the estimated adult population qualified to vote; recorded at the various elections for the Com monwealth Parliament, including that for the present Parliament. 3.. The number of votes recorded at the last election in polling booths erected at hospitals in any State of the Commonwealth.







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