United Kingdom general election, 1832

United Kingdom general election, 1832

The 1832 UK general election, the first after the Reform Act, saw the Whigs win a large majority, with the Tories winning less than 30% of the vote.

Results

Election Summary Party with Candidates
party = British Whig Party
candidates = 636
seats = 441
gain =
loss =
net =
votes = 554,719
votes % = 67.0
seats % = 67.02
plus/minus =
government = yes
Election Summary Party with Candidates
party = Tory Party
candidates = 350
seats = 175
gain =
loss =
net =
votes = 241,284
votes % = 29.2
seats % = 26.60
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party with Candidates
party = Irish Repeal
candidates = 51
seats = 42
gain =
loss =
net =
votes = 31,773
votes % = 3.8
seats % = 6.38
plus/minus =

"Total votes cast: 827,776"

Table 2: Number of seats per constituency, by type and country

ee also

* United Kingdom general elections

References

*F. W. S. Craig, "British Electoral Facts: 1832-1987"
* "British Electoral Facts 1832-1999", compiled and edited by Colin Rallings and Michael Thrasher (Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2000)
* "Parliamentary Election Results in Ireland 1801-1922", edited by B.M. Walker (Royal Irish Academy 1978)
* [http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/politics.htm Spartacus: Political Parties and Election Results]


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