Groupings of Political Parties


Election of 14th Dec, 1918
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 9261
Liberal 6064
Labour 3537

More information about the 1918 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 15th Nov, 1922
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 9903
Conservative 9262
Labour 4572

More information about the 1922 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 6th Dec, 1923
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 10867
Conservative 9891
Labour 4372

More information about the 1923 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 29th Oct, 1924
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 11559
Liberal 9848
Labour 4731

More information about the 1924 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 16th Jun, 1927
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 10623
Liberal 10474
Labour 5396

This was a by-election.

Election of 30th May, 1929
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 12907
Liberal 12840
Labour 7458

More information about the 1929 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 27th Oct, 1931
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 16949
Liberal 11014
Labour 5127

More information about the 1931 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 14th Nov, 1935
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 15804
Liberal 10789
Labour 5641

More information about the 1935 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 5th Jul, 1945
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 14328
Labour 13397
Liberal 9004

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, Wiltshire Westbury PDivCon through time | Political Life Statistics | Groupings of Political Parties, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12742575/cube/POL_PARTY_GROUP

Date accessed: 13th July 2024