Political Parties


Election of 24th Nov 1885 to 18th Dec, 1885
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 4577 Elected
Conservative 3734

More information about the 1885 General Election is available here.

Election of 1st Jul 1886 to 27th Jul, 1886
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal Unionist 4222 Elected
Liberal 2960

More information about the 1886 General Election is available here.

Election of 4th Jul 1892 to 26th Jul, 1892
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 4383 Elected
Liberal Unionist 4236

More information about the 1892 General Election is available here.

Election of 13th Jul 1895 to 7th Aug, 1895
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal Unionist 4825 Elected
Liberal 4593

More information about the 1895 General Election is available here.

Election of 1st Oct 1900 to 24th Oct, 1900
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 5007 Elected
Liberal Unionist 4660

More information about the 1900 General Election is available here.

Election of 12th Jan 1906 to 8th Feb, 1906
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 6510 Elected
Conservative 4465

More information about the 1906 General Election is available here.

Election of 15th Jan 1910 to 10th Feb, 1910
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 6236 Elected
Liberal Unionist 5354

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

Election of 2nd Mar, 1910
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 0 Elected

This was a by-election.

Election of 3rd Dec 1910 to 19th Dec, 1910
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 6047 Elected
Conservative 5155

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

Election of 6th May, 1911
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 6239 Elected
Conservative 5751

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, Devonshire North Western Or Barnstaple PDivCon through time | Political Life Statistics | Political Parties, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12736551/cube/POL_PARTY

Date accessed: 06th March 2021