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UK Election Statistics: 1918-2012

Published Tuesday, August 7, 2012

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.

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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

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