Groupings of Political Parties
|Election of 24th Nov 1885 to 18th Dec, 1885|
More information about the 1885 General Election is available here.
|Election of 1st Jul 1886 to 27th Jul, 1886|
More information about the 1886 General Election is available here.
|Election of 4th Jul 1892 to 26th Jul, 1892|
More information about the 1892 General Election is available here.
|Election of 13th Jul 1895 to 7th Aug, 1895|
More information about the 1895 General Election is available here.
|Election of 1st Oct 1900 to 24th Oct, 1900|
More information about the 1900 General Election is available here.
|Election of 12th Jan 1906 to 8th Feb, 1906|
More information about the 1906 General Election is available here.
|Election of 15th Jan 1910 to 10th Feb, 1910|
More information about the 1910 Feb General Election is available here.
|Election of 3rd Dec 1910 to 19th Dec, 1910|
More information about the 1910 Dec General Election is available here.
The election result data we hold includes over two hundred party labels, so we have simplified them to these seven simple categories. Of course, most candidates in most elections, and almost every candidate who won, was standing for one of the main parties, but an enormous range of labels have been used by one or two candidates. These groupings have been defined based almost entirely on the party labels, rather than detailed research into party policies, but including words like 'Labour' or 'Conservative' in yo...
ur party label says a lot about where you stand, and even more about the people voting for you. 'Left' means broadly speaking candidates to the left of the Liberal or Labour parties, 'Right' candidates to the right of the Conservatives. 'Nationalist' means any kind of nationalist, even for the Isle of Wight.