Groupings of Political Parties


Election of 5th May, 2005
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 17830
Labour 13682
Nationalist 5992
Conservative 4579
Other 1743
Left 429

More information about the 2005 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 6th May, 2010
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 19172
Labour 10407
Nationalist 8803
Conservative 6278
Other 1717
Right 574
Left 135

More information about the 2010 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 7th May, 2015
Party Votes Outcome
Nationalist 28838
Liberal 18029
Labour 4311
Conservative 3410
Other 1789
Right 1236

More information about the 2015 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 8th Jun, 2017
Party Votes Outcome
Nationalist 21042
Conservative 16118
Labour 8552
Liberal 6477
Other 612

More information about the 2017 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 12th Dec, 2019
Party Votes Outcome
Nationalist 26247
Conservative 15807
Liberal 5846
Labour 4123
Other 2787

More information about the 2019 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, Inverness Nairn Badenoch and Strathspey CCon through time | Political Life Statistics | Groupings of Political Parties, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12797771/cube/POL_PARTY_GROUP

Date accessed: 20th July 2024