1857 General Election

1857 General Election

England                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                      

C                     168,705 votes (31.7%)       185 MPís elected

L                      355,910 votes (68.2%)       275 MPís elected

Ch                   614 votes (0.1%)                 0 MP elected

                                                                                                                      

Wales                                                                                                          

                                                                                                                      

C                     3,586 votes (34.6%)            17 MPís elected

L                      7,892 votes ( 65.4%)           15 MPís elected

                                                                                                                      

Scotland                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                      

C                     4,060 votes (15.3%)            14 MPís elected

L                      31,995 votes (84.7%)         39 MPís elected

Ch                   4 votes (0%) 0 MP elected

                                                                                                                      

Ireland                                                                                                         

                                                                                                                      

C                     61,741 votes (43.6%)         42 MPís elected

L                      67,935 votes (47.8%)         48 MPís elected

Others             12,099 votes (8.6%)            13 MPís elected

                                                                                                                      

Universities                                                                                               

                                                                                                                      

C                     1,620 votes (80.7%)            6 MPís elected

L                      388 votes (19.3%)               0 MP elected

                                                                                                                      

 

Total UK

 

                                                                                                                      

C                     239,712 votes (33.1%)        264 MPís elected

L                     464,120 votes (65.1%)        377 MPís elected

Ch                   618 votes (0.1%)                  0 MP elected

Others            12,099 votes (1.7%)            13 MPís elected

                                                                                                                      

Total               716,549 votes                      654 MPís elected

                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                      

 

C = Conservative Party

 

L = Liberal Party

 

Ch = Chartists


MLA Citation/Reference

"1857 General Election". HistoryLearningSite.co.uk. 2006. Web.






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