This paper presents an overview of results from UK elections since 1918, including elections to the House of Commons, the European Parliament, devolved bodies and local government.Jump to full report >>
This paper presents an overview of results from UK elections since 1918. It includes summary results for general elections and parliamentary by-elections; local government elections including elected mayors; elections to the European Parliament and devolved bodies; and results from referendums. Data are also provided on the social backgrounds of Members elected to the House of Commons.
An updated version of this briefing paper is available from - UK Election Statistics 1918-2015
Commons Briefing papers RP12-43
Authors: Feargal McGuinness; Richard Cracknell; Mark Taylor
Topics: By-elections, Devolution, Election results : UK, Elections, European Parliament, General elections, Local government, Members of Parliament, National Assembly for Wales, Northern Ireland Assembly, Scottish Parliament