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Encyclopedia > New Zealand general election, 1925

The New Zealand general election of 1925 was held November 4 to elect a total of 80 MPs to the 22nd session of the New Zealand Parliament. A total number of 678,877 (90.02%) voters turned out to vote. The New Zealand Parliament is the legislative body of the New Zealand government. ...


The Maori vote was held on November 3.


1922 was the year registration as an elector made compulsory for all those eligible (except Māori).

 

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  Members of New Zealands House of Representatives, commonly called Parliament, normally gain their seats in nationwide general elections, or (less frequently) in by-elections. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... The 1853 New Zealand general election was a nationwide vote to determine the shape of the New Zealand Parliaments 1st term. ... The 1855 New Zealand general election was a nationwide vote to determine the shape of the New Zealand Parliaments 2nd term. ... The New Zealand general election of 1860 was held between December 12 and March 28 to elect 53 MPs to the third session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... The New Zealand general election of 1866 was held between February 12 and April 6 to elect 70 MPs to the fourth session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... The New Zealand general election of 1871 was held between January 14 and February 1 to elect 78 MPs to the fifth session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... The New Zealand general election of 1875 was held between December 29 and January 4 (1876) to elect a total of 88 MPs to the 6th session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... The New Zealand general election of 1879 was held between August 15 and September 1 to elect a total of 88 MPs to the 7th session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... The New Zealand general election of 1881 was held December 9 to elect a total of 95 MPs to the 8th session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... The New Zealand general election of 1884 was held July 22 to elect a total of 95 MPs to the 9th session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... The New Zealand general election of 1887 was held July 22 to elect 95 MPs to the ninth session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... The New Zealand general election of 1890 was held on December 5 to elect 74 MPs to the 11th session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... The New Zealand general election of 1893 was held November 28 to elect a total of 74 MPs to the 12th session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... The New Zealand general election of 1896 was held December 4 to elect a total of 74 MPs to the 13th session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... The New Zealand general election of 1899 was held December 6 to elect a total of 80 MPs to the 14th session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... The New Zealand general election of 1902 was held November 25 to elect a total of 80 MPs to the 15th session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... The New Zealand general election of 1905 was held December 6 to elect a total of 80 MPs to the 16th session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... The New Zealand general election of 1908 was held November 17, November 24 and December 1 to elect a total of 80 MPs to the 17th session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... The New Zealand general election of 1911 was held December 7 and December 14 to elect a total of 80 MPs to the 18th session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... The New Zealand general election of 1914 was held December 10 to elect a total of 80 MPs to the 19th session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... The New Zealand general election of 1919 was held December 17 to elect a total of 80 MPs to the 20th session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... The New Zealand general election of 1922 was held December 7 to elect a total of 80 MPs to the 21st session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... Until 1996, New Zealand used the British system of first past the post (FPP) for parliamentary elections . ... The 1999 New Zealand general election was a nationwide vote to determine the shape of the 46th session of the New Zealand Parliament. ... The 2002 New Zealand general election was a nationwide vote to determine the shape of the 47th New Zealand Parliament. ... Wikinews has news related to: Results of the 2005 New Zealand General Election The 2005 New Zealand general election took place on 17 September 2005 and determined the composition of the 48th New Zealand Parliament. ...

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Party Totals

Party Candidates Total votes Percentage Seats won
Reform Party 73 324,462 47.79% 55
Liberal Party 53 152,697 22.49% 11
Labour Party 58 184,650 27.20% 12
Others 14 21,785 3.21% 2
Country Party 5 2,398 0.35% 0
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The Reform Party was New Zealands second major political party, having been founded as a conservative response to the original Liberal Party. ... This article is about the original New Zealand Liberal Party. ... The New Zealand Labour Party is a New Zealand political party. ... The Country Party of New Zealand was a political party which based itself around rural voters. ...

Electorate Results

Electorate Incumbent Winner Second Place
Ashburton William Nosworthy William Nosworthy J N Harle
Auckland Central William Edward Parry William Edward Parry C A Wilson
Auckland East John A. Lee John A. Lee J Stewart
Auckland West Michael Joseph Savage Michael Joseph Savage S Oldfield
Avon Daniel Sullivan Daniel Sullivan W E Leadley
Awarua Philip De la Perrelle John Ronald Hamilton Philip De la Perrelle
Bay of Islands Allen Bell Allen Bell H J Sweeney
Bay of Plenty Kenneth Stuart Williams Kenneth Stuart Williams None
Buller Harry Holland Harry Holland C S Bielby
Chalmers James McColl Dickson James McColl Dickson M Connelly
Christchurch East Hubert Tim Armstrong Hubert Tim Armstrong D F Dennehy
Christchurch North Leonard Isitt Henry Holland Henry Thacker
Christchurch South Edwin Howard Edwin Howard Henry Ell
Clutha John Edie F Waite John Edie
Dunedin Central Charles Statham Charles Statham John Gilchrist
Dunedin North James Wright Munro H L Tapley James Wright Munro
Dunedin South Thomas Sidey Thomas Sidey J E MacManus
Dunedin West William Downie Stewart William Downie Stewart R Harrison
Eastern Maori Apirana Ngata Apirana Ngata Hone Mokena
Eden Christopher Parr Christopher Parr Rex Mason
Egmont Oswald Hawken Oswald Hawken W C G Green
Ellesmere Robert Rhodes D Jones J Connolly
Franklin Ewen McLennan Ewen McLennan D McClymont
Gisborne William Lysnar William Lysnar David William Coleman
Grey Lynn Frederick Bartram Frederick Bartram E Melville
Hamilton James Young James Young William Lee Martin
Hawke's Bay Gilbert McKay Hugh Campbell Gilbert McKay
Hurunui George Forbes George Forbes J G Armstrong
Hutt Thomas Mason Wilford Thomas Mason Wilford Walter Nash
Invercargill Josiah Hanan Joseph Ward James Hargest
Kaiapoi David Buddo David Buddo W Brock
Kaipara Gordon Coates Gordon Coates Bill Barnard
Lyttelton James McCombs James McCombs M E Lyons
Manawatu Joseph Linklater Joseph Linklater Benjamin Roberts
Manukau William Jordan William Jordan John Massey
Marsden Alfred Murdoch W Jones Alfred Murdoch
Masterton George Sykes George Sykes J W Andrews
Mataura George Anderson George Anderson W Hinchey
Motueka Richard Hudson Richard Hudson M Fagan
Napier Lewis McIlvride J Mason Lewis McIlvride
Nelson Harry Atmore Harry Atmore A Gilbert
Northern Maori Taurekareka Henare Taurekareka Henare Hone Wi Kaitaia
Oamaru John Macpherson Ernest Lee John Macpherson
Ohinemuri Hugh Poland Albert Samuel Hugh Poland
Oroua David Guthrie J G Eliott R Cobbe
Otaki William Hughes Field William Hughes Field Bob Semple
Pahiatua Ethelbert Ransom Ethelbert Ransom Archibald McNicol
Palmerston James Nash James Nash W Bromley
Parnell James Samuel Dickson James Samuel Dickson R F Way
Patea James Corrigan Harold Dickie James Corrigan
Raglan Richard Bollard Richard Bollard E Piggott
Rangitikei William Spiers Glenn William Spiers Glenn C J Duggan
Riccarton George Witty Herbert Kyle W Cole
Roskill Vivian Potter Vivian Potter Alfred Hall-Skelton
Rotorua Frank Hockly Frank Hockly Cecil Clinkard
Southern Maori Henare Uru Henare Uru Tuiti MacDonald
Stratford Robert Masters E Walter Robert Masters
Taranaki Sydney George Smith C E Bellringer Sydney George Smith
Tauranga Charles MacMillan Charles MacMillan R Coulter
Temuka Thomas Burnett Thomas Burnett C J Talbot
Thames Thomas William Rhodes Thomas William Rhodes W E G Willy
Timaru Francis Rolleston Francis Rolleston P C Vinnell
Waikato Frederick Lye D S Reid Frederick Lye
Waimarino Frank Langstone Robert William Smith Frank Langstone
Waipawa George Hunter George Hunter W A Chambers
Wairarapa Alexander Donald McLeod Alexander Donald McLeod F T Arkle
Wairau William Girling William Girling Richard McCallum
Waitaki John Bitchener John Bitchener G Barclay
Waitemata Alexander Harris Alexander Harris A G Osborne
Waitomo John Rolleston John Rolleston Walter Broadfoot
Wakatipu James Horn James Horn J Ritchie
Wallace John C Thomson Adam Hamilton J M MacKenzie
Wanganui Bill Veitch Bill Veitch J Coull
Wellington Central Peter Fraser Peter Fraser A D Sloane
Wellington East Alec Monteith Thomas Forsyth Alec Monteith
Wellington North John Luke John Luke H Combs
Wellington South Robert McKeen Robert McKeen A B Sievwright
Wellington Suburbs Robert Wright Robert Wright Charles Chapman
Western Maori Maui Pomare Maui Pomare Rangi Mawhete
Westland James O'Brien Thomas Seddon James O'Brien
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Sources

  • New Zealand Yearbook 1927
  • Chapman, Robert M., The Significance of the 1928 General Election: A Study in Certain Trends in New Zealand Politics During the Nineteen-Twenties. Unpublished thesis, Massey University, Palmerston North, 1948.

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