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1983 General election results summary


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Majority – 144
PM Margaret Thatcher
Held on Thursday, 9 June
Electorate – 42,197,344
Turnout – 72.7%

Table: 1983 general election results summary
Party Seats Votes % Share Candidates
  Conservative 397 13,012,316 42.4 633
  Labour 209 8,456,934 27.6 633
  Liberal/SDP Alliance 23 7,780,949 25.4 633
  Plaid Cymru 2 125,309 0.4 38
  Scottish National 2 331,975 1.1 72
           
  Ulster Unionist 11 259,952 34 16
  Democratic Unionist 3 152,749 20 14
  Social Democratic & Labour 1 137,012 17.9 17
  Provisional Sinn Fein 1 102,701 13.4 14
  Ulster Popular Union 1   3 1


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