All 80 seats in the New Zealand House of Representatives
41 seats were needed for a majority
Results of the election.
The 1914 New Zealand general election was held on 10 December to elect a total of 80 MPs to the 19th session of the New Zealand Parliament. The Maori vote was held on 11 December. A total number of 616,043 voters were registered, of which 84.7% voters turned out to vote.
The election saw William Massey's Reform Government maintain power.
The second-ballot voting system had been repealed in 1913, and first-past-the-post voting reinstated for the 1914 election.
Soldiers serving overseas in the NZEF were given a vote by the Expeditionary Forces Voting Act, 1914. They voted for a party (Liberal, Labour or Reform) and their votes were allocated to a candidate for their electorate by a representative of their party; which sometimes required the representative to choose between rival "Liberal" or "Labour" candidates.
|Party||Candidates||Total votes||Percentage||Seats won|
|Total valid votes||534,457||80|
The following are the results of the 1914 general election:
Reform United Labour Social Democrat Independent Labour IndependentLiberal
|Ashburton||William Nosworthy||157||William Maslin|
|Auckland Central||Albert Glover||2,302||Michael Joseph Savage|
|Auckland East||Arthur Myers||2,507||Arthur Holmes|
|Auckland West||James Bradney||Charles Poole||1,411||James Bradney|
|Awarua||Joseph Ward||1,226||John Hamilton|
|Avon||George Russell||1,073||Dan Sullivan|
|Bay of Islands||Vernon Reed||108||Peter Buck|
|Bay of Plenty||William MacDonald||965||Kenneth Williams|
|Bruce||James Allen||693||Charles Smith|
|Buller||James Colvin||2,195||George Powell|
|Chalmers||Edward Clark||James Dickson||686||William Mason|
|Christchurch East||Thomas Davey||Henry Thacker||1,890||Hiram Hunter|
|Christchurch North||Leonard Isitt||1,217||Henry Toogood|
|Christchurch South||Harry Ell||2,333||Gains Whiting|
|Clutha||Alexander Malcolm||1,009||John Jenkinson|
|Dunedin Central||Charles Statham||12||Jim Munro|
|Dunedin North||George Thomson||Andrew Walker||322||George Thomson|
|Dunedin South||Thomas Sidey||2,697||Thomas Dalton|
|Dunedin West||John A. Millar||William Downie Stewart||345||John Johnson|
|Eden||John Bollard||James Parr||2,456||William Tuck|
|Egmont||Charles Wilkinson||894||David Astbury|
|Ellesmere||Heaton Rhodes||273||James Free|
|Franklin||William Massey||2,928||Arthur Glass|
|Gisborne||James Carroll||1,249||Harry de Lautour|
|Grey||Paddy Webb||980||Henry Michel|
|Grey Lynn||John Payne||89||Murdoch McLean|
|Hawke's Bay||Hugh Campbell||Robert McNab||40||Hugh Campbell|
|Hurunui||George Forbes||1,486||William Banks|
|Hutt||Thomas Wilford||943||Albert Samuel|
|Invercargill||Josiah Hanan||1,590||John Lillicrap|
|Kaiapoi||David Buddo||1,181||David Jones|
|Kaipara||Gordon Coates||1,118||Richard Hoe|
|Lyttelton||James McCombs||1,598||Malcolm Miller|
|Manukau||Frederic Lang||1,224||John McLarin|
|Marsden||Francis Mander||940||Edmund Purdie|
|Masterton||George Sykes||193||Alexander Hogg|
|Mataura||George Anderson||174||William Mehaffey|
|Motueka||Roderick McKenzie||Richard Hudson||602||Roderick McKenzie|
|Napier||Vigor Brown||2,215||George William Venables|
|Nelson||Harry Atmore||Thomas Field||90||Harry Atmore|
|Oamaru||Ernest Lee||338||John MacPherson|
|Ohinemuri||Hugh Poland||100||Joseph Clark|
|Oroua||David Guthrie||1,119||John Morrison|
|Otago Central||Robert Scott||999||William Bodkin|
|Otaki||John Robertson||William Field||640||John Robertson|
|Pahiatua||James Escott||683||John Mathews|
|Palmerston||David Buick||1,109||Jim Thorn|
|Parnell||James Dickson||1,172||Jeremiah Sullivan|
|Patea||George Pearce||118||William Morrison|
|Raglan||Richard Bollard||1,448||William Thompson|
|Rangitikei||Edward Newman||903||Robert Hornblow|
|Riccarton||George Witty||1,215||Bertram Bunn|
|Selwyn||William Dickie||1,227||George Sheat|
|Stratford||John Hine||637||William Hawkins|
|Taranaki||Henry Okey||201||Daniel Hughes|
|Taumarunui||Charles Wilson||William Jennings||205||Charles Wilson|
|Tauranga||William Herries||1,992||Ralph Stewart|
|Temuka||Thomas Buxton||Charles Talbot||407||Charles Kerr|
|Thames||Thomas Rhodes||515||Edmund Taylor|
|Timaru||James Craigie||1,110||Francis Smith|
|Waikato||Alexander Young||2,193||Alexander Scholes|
|Waimarino||Robert Smith||1,995||Hugh Speed|
|Waipawa||George Hunter||138||Albert Jull|
|Wairarapa||Walther Buchanan||J. T. Marryat Hornsby||60||Walter Buchanan|
|Wairau||Richard McCallum||369||John Duncan|
|Waitaki||Francis Smith||John Anstey||156||Norton Francis|
|Waitemata||Alexander Harris||1,013||Henry Cromwell Tewsley|
|Wanganui||Bill Veitch||852||Frederick Pirani|
|Wakatipu||William Fraser||897||Joseph Stephens|
|Wallace||John Thomson||881||Alexander Rodger|
|Wellington Central||Francis Fisher||Robert Fletcher||2,329||Francis Fisher|
|Wellington East||Alfred Newman||48||David McLaren|
|Wellington North||Alexander Herdman||2,655||William Turnbull|
|Wellington South||Alfred Hindmarsh||1,215||John Luke|
|Wellington Suburbs and Country||William Bell||Robert Wright||1,002||Frank Moore|
|Westland||Tom Seddon||826||Arthur Paape|
|Eastern Maori||Sir Āpirana Ngata||2,825||Hetekia Pere|
|Northern Maori||Te Rangi Hīroa||Taurekareka Henare||176||Hemi te Paa|
|Southern Maori||Taare Parata||238||Teone Matapura Erihana|
|Western Maori||Māui Pōmare||Māui Pōmare||2,107||Hema te Ao|
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