1992 General election results summary


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  • Majority – 21
  • PM John Major
  • Held on 9th April 1992
  • Electorate – 43,249,721
  • Turnout – 77.7%

Chart: Seats won at the 1992 general election
Conservative — 336
Labour — 271
Lib Dem — 20
Others — 24

Table: 1992 general election results summary
Party Seats Gain Loss Net Votes % ±%
  Conservative 336 3 44 –41 14,093,007 41.9 –0.3
  Labour 271 43 1 +42 11,560,484 34.4 +3.6
  Liberal Democrat 20 4 6 –2 5,999,606 17.8 –4.8
  Ulster Unionist 9 0 0 0 271,049 0.8 0.0
  SDLP 4 1 0 +1 184,445 0.5 0.0
  Plaid Cymru 4 1 0 +1 156,796 0.5 +0.1
  Democratic Unionist 3 0 0 0 103,039 0.3 0.0
  Scottish National 3 0 0 0 629,564 1.9 +0.6
  Ulster Popular Unionist 1 0 0 0 19,305 0.1 0.0

BBC coverage of the 1992 general election results



Election 1992 manifestos

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