United Kingdom general election, 1895


United Kingdom general election, 1895

Infobox UK Election
year1=1886
year2=1892
year3=1895
year4=1900
year5=1906
leader1=Lord Salisbury
leader2=Lord Rosebery
leader3=John Dillon





The UK general election of 1895 was held from 13 July - 7 August 1895. It was won by the Conservatives, led by Lord Salisbury, who obtained a large majority over Lord Rosebery's Liberals. The Irish Parliamentary Party was split at this time, the majority of its MPs (the "Anti-Parnellites") following John Dillon whilst a rump (the "Parnellites") followed John Redmond.

Results

Election Summary Party with Candidates
party = Conservative and Liberal Unionist
candidates = 589
seats = 411 (341 + 70)
gain =
loss =
net = + 98
votes = 1,894,772
votes % = 49.0
seats % = 61.3
plus/minus =
government = yes
Election Summary Party with Candidates
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidates = 445
seats = 177
gain =
loss =
net = - 95
votes = 1,765,266
votes % = 45.7
seats % = 26.4
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party with Candidates
party = Irish Parliamentary Party
candidates = 103
seats = 82
gain = 1
loss = 0
net = + 1
votes = 149,530
votes % = 4.0
seats % = 12.2
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party with Candidates
party = Independent Labour Party
candidates = 28
seats = 0
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
votes = 44,325
votes % = 1.0
seats % =
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party with Candidates
party = Social Democratic Federation
candidates = 4
seats = 0
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
votes = 3,730
votes % = 0.1
seats % =
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party with Candidates
party = Independent Nationalist
candidates = 2
seats = 0
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
votes = 3,429
votes % = 0.1
seats % =
plus/minus =
Election Summary with Candidates
party = Independent Lib-Lab
candidates = 2
seats = 0
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
votes = 2,677
votes % = 0.1
seats % =
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party with Candidates
party = Independent Liberal
candidates = 4
seats = 0
gain = 0
loss = 1
net = - 1
votes = 1,893
votes % = 0.1
seats % =
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party with Candidates
party = Independent Labour
candidates = 1
seats = 0
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
votes = 608
votes % = 0.0
seats % =
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party with Candidates
party = Independent (politician)
candidates = 2
seats = 0
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
votes = 52
votes % = 0.0
seats % =
plus/minus =

"Total votes cast: 3,866,282. All parties shown."

Voting summary

bar box
title=Popular vote
titlebar=#ddd
width=600px
barwidth=350px
bars=

eats summary

bar box
title=Parliamentary seats
titlebar=#ddd
width=600px
barwidth=350px
bars=

ee also

*MPs elected in the UK general election, 1895
*The Parliamentary Franchise in the United Kingdom 1885-1918

ources

*F. W. S. Craig, "British Electoral Facts: 1832-1987"
*F. W. S. Craig, "British Parliamentary Election Results 1885-1918" (Macmillan, 1974)
* [http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/GE1895.htm Spartacus: Political Parties and Election Results]

External links

"For an alternative view of the count where each vote in a two-member seat is counted as half a vote (because each elector had two votes) see:"
* [http://www.election.demon.co.uk/geresults.html United Kingdom election results - summary results 1885-1979]


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