Groupings of Political Parties


Election of 14th Dec, 1918
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 9073
Liberal 7352

More information about the 1918 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 15th Nov, 1922
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 11874
Conservative 9137

More information about the 1922 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 6th Dec, 1923
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 11310
Conservative 9287
Labour 1567

More information about the 1923 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 29th Oct, 1924
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 12317
Liberal 11356

More information about the 1924 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 30th May, 1929
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 14595
Conservative 12682
Labour 3853

More information about the 1929 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 27th Oct, 1931
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 15213
Liberal 13726
Labour 3156

More information about the 1931 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 14th Nov, 1935
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 16054
Liberal 11623
Labour 4224

More information about the 1935 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 5th Jul, 1945
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 13954
Labour 12073
Liberal 11641

More information about the 1945 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election


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.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12798740/cube/POL_PARTY_GROUP

Date accessed: 13th July 2024