Groupings of Political Parties


Election of 14th Dec, 1918
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 9999
Other 6132

More information about the 1918 General Election is available here.

Election of 15th Nov, 1922
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 10682
Liberal 10578
Labour 5749

More information about the 1922 General Election is available here.

Election of 6th Dec, 1923
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 16722
Conservative 10252

More information about the 1923 General Election is available here.

Election of 29th Oct, 1924
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 12500
Liberal 10283
Labour 6376

More information about the 1924 General Election is available here.

Election of 30th May, 1929
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 13914
Liberal 13614
Labour 13445

More information about the 1929 General Election is available here.

Election of 27th Oct, 1931
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 23072
Labour 11008
Liberal 7826

More information about the 1931 General Election is available here.

Election of 14th Nov, 1935
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 19180
Labour 15164
Liberal 6104

More information about the 1935 General Election is available here.

Election of 5th Jul, 1945
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 28364
Conservative 18927
Liberal 10262

More information about the 1945 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.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12738687/cube/POL_PARTY_GROUP

Date accessed: 10th July 2020