1859 General Election

1859 General Election

England                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                      

C                     152,591 votes (32.9%)       208 MPís elected

L                      307,949 votes (67.1%)       252 MPís elected

Ch                   151 votes (0%)                    0 MPís elected

                                                                                                                      

Wales                                                                                                          

                                                                                                                      

C                     2,767 votes (63.6%)            17 MPís elected

L                      1,585 votes (36.4%)            15 MPís elected

                                                                                                                      

Scotland                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                      

C                     2,616 votes (33.6%)            13 MPís elected

L                      5,174 votes (66.4%)            40 MPís elected

                                                                                                                      

Ireland                                                                                                         

                                                                                                                      

C                     35,258 votes (38.9%)         53 MPís elected

L                      57,409 votes (61.1%)         50 MPís elected

                                                                                                                      

Universities                                                                                               

                                                                                                                      

C                                                                    6 MPís elected

                                                                                                                      

 

Total UK

 

                                                                                                                      

C                     193,232 votes (34.3%)        297 MPís elected

L                     372,117 votes (65.7%)        357 MPís elected

Ch                   151 votes (0%)                     0 MP elected

 

 

C = Conservative Party

 

L = Liberal Party

 

Ch = Chartists


MLA Citation/Reference

"1859 General Election". HistoryLearningSite.co.uk. 2014. Web.






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