ukpolitical.info
 

    

 

1959 General election results summary


Tory Logo

Majority – 100
PM Harold Macmillan 1957—63
PM Alec Douglas–Home 1963—64
Held on Thursday, 8th October
Electorate – 35,397,080
Turnout – 78.7%

Table:1959 general election results summary
Party Seats Votes % Share Candidates
  Conservative 365 13,749,830 49.4 625
  Labour 258 12,215,538 43.8 621
  Ulster Unionist 12      
  Liberal 6 1,638,571 5.9 216
  Independent Unionist 1      


Election manifestos


Book - Supermac: The Life of Harold Macmillan, by Dr D R Thorpe





Related information



Home | Parties | Regions | Maps | Historical | News | Links | Books | Sitemap