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The British General Election of 1931$

Andrew Thorpe

Print publication date: 1991

Print ISBN-13: 9780198202189

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202189.001.0001

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(p.277) Appendix 1. British General Election Results 1918–1945

(p.277) Appendix 1. British General Election Results 1918–1945

Source:
The British General Election of 1931
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

1918 (Turn-out 57.2%)

Votes

% share

Candidates

MPs

Unopposed

Coaln Con

3,472,738

32.5

362

332

41

Coaln Lib

1,396,590

12.6

145

127

23

Coaln Lab

53,962

0.4

5

4

1

Coaln Ind

9,274

0.1

1

1

Coaln NDP

156,834

1.5

18

9

[TOTAL COALN]

[5,089,398]

[47.1]

[531]

[473]

[65]

Con

671,454

6.1

83

50

Lab

2,245,777

20.8

361

57

11

Lib

1,388,784

13.0

276

36

4

Co-op

57,785

0.6

10

1

Irish Natst

238,197

2.2

60

7

1

Nat Pty

94,389

0.9

26

2

Sinn Fein

497,107

4.6

102

73

25

Others

503,927

4.7

174

8

1

TOTAL

10,786,818

100.0

1,623

707

107

1922 (Turn-out 73.0%)

Votes

% share

Candidates

MPs

Unopposed

Con

5,502,298

38.5

482

344

42

Lab

4,237,349

29.7

414

142

4

Lib

2,668,143

18.9

333

62

6

Nat Lib

1,471,317

9.9

152

53

4

CPGB

33,637

0.2

5

1

Irish Natst

102,667

0.4

4

3

1

Others

376,919

2.4

51

10

TOTAL

14,392,330

100.0

1,441

615

57

(p.278)

1923 (Turn-out 71.1%)

Votes

% share

Candidates

MPs

Unopposed

Con

5,514,541

38.0

536

258

35

Lab

4,439,780

30.7

427

191

3

Lib

4,301,481

29.7

457

158

11

CPGB

39,448

0.2

4

Irish Natst

97,993

0.4

4

3

1

Others

154,452

1.0

18

5

TOTAL

14,547,695

100.0

1,446

615

50

1924 (Turn-out 77.0%)

Votes

% share

Candidates

MPs

Unopposed

Con

7,854,523

46.8

534

412

16

Lab

5,489,087

33.3

514

151

9

Lib

2,928,737

17.8

339

40

6

CPGB

55,346

0.3

8

1

Constitutionalist

185,075

1.2

12

7

Irish Natst

1

1

1

Sinn Fein

46,457

0.2

8

Others

81,054

0.4

12

3

TOTAL

16,640,279

100.0

1,428

615

32

1929 (Turn-out 76.3%)

Votes

% share

Candidates

MPs

Unopposed

Con

8,656,225

38.1

590

260

4

Lab

8,370,417

37.1

569

287

Lib

5,308,738

23.6

519

59

CPGB

50,634

0.2

25

Irish Natst

24,177

0.1

4

3

3

Others

238,184

0.9

29

6

TOTAL

22,648,375

100.0

1,730

615

7

(p.279)

1929 (Turn-out 76.3%)

Votes

% share

Candidates

MPs

Unopposed

Con

11,905,925

55.0

518

470

49

Lib

1,372,595

6.5

111

33

5

Nat

100,193

0.5

4

3

Lib Nat

809,302

3.7

41

35

7

Nat Lab

341,370

1.5

20

13

[TOTAL NAT]

[14,529,385]

[67.2]

[694]

[554]

[61]

Lab

6,324,737

29.3

491

46

5

Lloyd George Lib

103,528

0.5

6

4

ILP

260,344

1.2

19

3

Unendorsed Lab

64,549

0.3

6

3

1

CPGB

74,824

0.3

26

Irish Natst

123,053

0.4

3

2

New Party

36,377

0.2

24

Others

139,576

0.6

23

3

TOTAL

21,656,373

100.0

1,292

615

67

1935 (Turn-out 71.1)%

Votes

% share

Candidates

MPs

Unopposed

Con

10,496,300

47.8

515

387

23

Nat

53,189

0.3

4

1

Lib Nat

866,354

3.7

44

33

3

Nat Lab

339,811

1.5

20

8

[TOTAL NAT]

[11,755,654]

[53.3]

[583]

[429]

[26]

Lab

8,325,491

38.0

552

154

13

Lib

1,443,093

6.7

161

21

ILP

139,577

0.6

17

4

CPGB

27,117

0.1

2

1

Irish Natst

101,494

0.3

2

2

Others

204,628

1.0

31

4

1

TOTAL

21,997,054

100.0

1,348

615

40

(p.280)

1945 (Turn-out 72.8%)

Votes

% share

Candidates

MPs

Unopposed

Con

9,101,099

36.2

559

197

1

Nat

133,179

0.5

10

2

Lib Nat

737,732

2.9

49

11

[TOTAL NAT]

[9,972,010]

[39.6]

[618]

[210]

[1]

Lab

11,967,746

48.0

603

393

2

Lib

2,252,430

9.0

306

12

CPGB

102,780

0.4

21

2

Common Wealth

110,634

0.5

23

1

ILP

46,769

0.2

5

3

Irish Natst

148,078

0.4

3

2

Others

494,748

1.9

104

17

TOTAL

25,095,195

100.0

1,683

640

3