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English: Shares of the popular vote obtained by the largest parties in UK general elections since 1832.

A graphical representation of the figures in Table 2.01 "Summary Results of General Elections 1832-2005 (UK)" from p. 59 of British electoral facts, 1832-2006, by Colin Rallings and Michael Thrasher, 7th edition, 2007, ISBN 978-0-7546-2712-8. Results for the 2010 election from Election 2010 Results, BBC News.

Key (from top to bottom):

  • Blue: Tory (1832), Conservative (from 1835), Liberal Conservative (1847-59), Liberal Unionist (1886-1910), National parties (1931-45)
  • Grey: other parties and independents
  • Orange: Whig (to mid-19th century), Liberal (mid-19th century to 1979), National Liberal (1922), Independent Liberal (1931), SDP-Liberal Alliance (1983-87) and Liberal Democrat (from 1992)
  • Red: Labour
Date 8 May 2010
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Author Kanguole


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