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Parties at WarPolitical Organization in Second World War Britain$

Andrew Thorpe

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199272730

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272730.001.0001

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(p.289) Appendix General Election Results, 1935 and 1945

(p.289) Appendix General Election Results, 1935 and 1945

Source:
Parties at War
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

1935 (Turnout 71.1 per cent)

Votes

% share

Candidates

MPs

Unopposed

Conservative

10,496,300

47.8

515

387

23

National

53,189

0.3

4

1

Liberal National

866,354

3.7

44

33

3

National Labour

339,811

1.5

20

8

Total National

11,755,654

53.3

583

429

26

Labour

8,325,491

38.0

552

154

13

Liberal

1,443,093

6.7

161

21

ILP

139,577

0.6

17

4

CPGB

27,117

0.1

2

1

Irish Nationalist

101,494

0.3

2

2

Other

204,628

1.0

31

4

1

Grand total

21,997,054

100.0

1,348

615

40

1945 (Turnout 72.8 per cent)

Votes

% share

Candidates

MPs

Unopposed

Conservative

9,101,099

36.2

559

197

1

National

133,179

0.5

10

2

Liberal National

737,732

2.9

49

11

Total National

9,972,010

39.6

618

210

1

Labour

11,967,746

48.0

603

393

2

Liberal

2,252,430

9.0

306

12

ILP

46,769

0.2

5

3

CPGB

102,780

0.4

21

2

Common Wealth

110,634

0.5

23

1

Irish Nationalist

148,078

0.4

3

2

Other

494,748

1.9

104

17

Grand total

25,095,195

100.0

1,683

640

3