Groupings of Political Parties


Election of 24th Nov 1885 to 18th Dec, 1885
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 3677
Liberal 3533

More information about the 1885 General Election is available here.

Election of 1st Jul 1886 to 27th Jul, 1886
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 3574
Liberal 3212

More information about the 1886 General Election is available here.

Election of 18th Jan, 1889
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 7769

This was a by-election.

Election of 4th Jul 1892 to 26th Jul, 1892
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 4829
Conservative 3829

More information about the 1892 General Election is available here.

Election of 13th Jul 1895 to 7th Aug, 1895
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 8319
Labour 430

More information about the 1895 General Election is available here.

Election of 1st Oct 1900 to 24th Oct, 1900
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 5744
Conservative 5580

More information about the 1900 General Election is available here.

Election of 12th Jan 1906 to 8th Feb, 1906
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 5224
Liberal 5096
Labour 4212

More information about the 1906 General Election is available here.

Election of 15th Jan 1910 to 10th Feb, 1910
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 6556
Conservative 5127
Labour 3545

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

Election of 28th Apr, 1910
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 0

This was a by-election.

Election of 3rd Dec 1910 to 19th Dec, 1910
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 8409
Conservative 6369

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

Election of 22nd Dec, 1911
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 7508
Conservative 6522

This was a by-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, Lanarkshire Govan PDivCon through time | Political Life Statistics | Groupings of Political Parties, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12754371/cube/POL_PARTY_GROUP

Date accessed: 24th June 2019