History Timelines

Labour votes 1900 to 1979

Labour votes 1900 to 1979

1900: 15 candidates; 2 MP's elected; 62,698 votes.

1906: 50 candidates; 29 MP's elected; 321,663 votes.

1910: 78 candidates; 40 MP's elected; 505,657 votes.

1910*: 56 candidates; 42 MP's elected; 371,802 votes.

1918: 361 candidates; 57 MP's elected; 2,245,777 votes.

1922: 414 candidates; 142 MP's elected; 4,237,349 votes.

1923: 427 candidates; 191 MP's elected; 4,439,780 votes.

1924: 514 candidates; 151 MP's elected; 5,489,087 votes.

1929: 569 candidates; 287 MP's elected; 8,370,417 votes.

1931: 516 candidates; 52 MP's elected; 6,649,630 votes.

1935: 552 candidates; 154 MP's elected; 8,325,491 votes.

1945: 603 candidates; 393 MP's elected; 11,967,746 votes.

1950: 617 candidates; 315 MP's elected; 13,266,176 votes.

1951: 617 candidates; 295 MP's elected; 13,948,883 votes.

1955: 620 candidates; 277 MP's elected; 12,405,254 votes.

1959: 621 candidates; 258 MP's elected; 12,216,172 votes.

1964: 628 candidates; 317 MP's elected; 12,205,808 votes.

1966: 622 candidates; 364 MP's elected; 13,096,629 votes.

1970: 625 candidates; 288 MP's elected; 12,208,758 votes.

1974: 623 candidates; 301 MP's elected; 11,645,616 votes.

1974**: 623 candidates; 319 MP's elected; 11,457,079 votes.

1979: 623 candidates; 269 MP's elected; 11,532,218 votes.

* = December

** = October

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