Political Parties


Election of 17th Nov 1868 to 7th Dec, 1868
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 1397 Elected
Conservative 1322

More information about the 1868 General Election is available here.

Election of 31st Jan 1874 to 17th Feb, 1874
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 1562 Elected
Liberal 1301

More information about the 1874 General Election is available here.

Election of 31st Mar 1880 to 27th Apr, 1880
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 1636 Elected
Liberal 1581

More information about the 1880 General Election is available here.

Election of 24th Nov 1885 to 18th Dec, 1885
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 5700 Elected
Conservative 4740

More information about the 1885 General Election is available here.

Election of 1st Jul 1886 to 27th Jul, 1886
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal Unionist 0 Elected

More information about the 1886 General Election is available here.

Election of 4th Jul 1892 to 26th Jul, 1892
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal Unionist 5346 Elected
Liberal 4898

More information about the 1892 General Election is available here.

Election of 13th Jul 1895 to 7th Aug, 1895
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal Unionist 5612 Elected
Liberal 4902

More information about the 1895 General Election is available here.

Election of 1st Oct 1900 to 24th Oct, 1900
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal Unionist 5985 Elected
Liberal 4791

More information about the 1900 General Election is available here.

Election of 12th Jan 1906 to 8th Feb, 1906
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal Unionist 5603 Elected
Liberal 4587
Scottish Workers Representation Committee 2683

More information about the 1906 General Election is available here.

Election of 15th Jan 1910 to 10th Feb, 1910
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 6189 Elected
Liberal Unionist 5951
Labour 1801

More information about the 1910 Feb General Election is available here.

Election of 3rd Dec 1910 to 19th Dec, 1910
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 7286 Elected
Conservative 6932

More information about the 1910 Dec General Election is available here.

Election of 20th Dec, 1911
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 7318 Elected
Liberal 7047

This was a by-election.

Election of 11th Oct, 1916
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 7149 Elected
Independent 1300

This was a by-election.


The election result data we hold includes over three 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 ...


your 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 including Isle of Wight nationalists.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Ayrshire Northern PDivCon through time | Political Life Statistics | Political Parties, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12751771/cube/POL_PARTY

Date accessed: 17th January 2021