Groupings of Political Parties


Election of 5th May, 2005
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 24278
Nationalist 6062
Liberal 5450
Conservative 4308
Left 666
Right 516
Other 516

More information about the 2005 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 6th May, 2010
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 29559
Nationalist 6550
Liberal 4269
Conservative 4258
Right 760
Other 406

More information about the 2010 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 7th May, 2015
Party Votes Outcome
Nationalist 27628
Labour 17654
Conservative 5223
Right 1237
Liberal 1150

More information about the 2015 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 8th Jun, 2017
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 17016
Nationalist 16757
Conservative 10762
Liberal 1118
Right 540

More information about the 2017 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 12th Dec, 2019
Party Votes Outcome
Nationalist 16568
Labour 15325
Conservative 9449
Liberal 2903
Other 2760

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, Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath CCon through time | Political Life Statistics | Groupings of Political Parties, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12797783/cube/POL_PARTY_GROUP

Date accessed: 15th June 2024