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The Queensland Labor Party (QLP) was a political party of Queensland, Australia formed in 1957 by a breakaway group of the then ruling Australian Labor Party Government after the expulsion of Premier Vince Gair. The party was absorbed into the Democratic Labor Party (DLP) in 1962.

Queensland Elections Contested

  • In the 3 August 1957 Queensland State Election, the QLP received 23.4% of the vote, the second highest of the contesting parties, and won 11 seats in the Legislative Assembly
  • In the 28 May 1960 Queensland State Election, the QLP's vote dropped significantly to 12.28% and won only four seats in the parliament.
  • By the 1 June 1963 Queensland Election their vote had dropped further to 7.23% winning only a single seat.
  • The 28 May 1966 Election produced 6.25% of the vote and a single seat.

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