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1837 General Election

1837 General Election

England

C 321,241 (49.0%) 239 MP's elected

L 347,080 (51%) 225 MP's elected

Ch 352 votes (0.0%) 0 MP's elected

Wales

C 11,616 (52.8%) 19 MP's elected

L 10,144 (47.2%) 13 MP's elected

Scotland

C 18,569 (46.0%) 20 MP's elected

L 22,046 (54.0%) 33 MP's elected

Ireland

C 26,694 (41.5%) 30 MP's elected

L 38,370 (58.5% 73 MP's elected

Universities

C 1,691 (90.1%) 6 MP's elected

L 186 (9.9%) 0 MP's elected

United Kingdom

C 379,811 (48.3%) 314 MP's elected

L 417,826 (51.7%) 344 MP's elected

Ch 352 (0.0%) 0 MP's elected

C = Conservative Party

L = Liberal Party. The party only adopted this title in 1868; for 1837 many referred to the MP's in the party as Whigs though there were those who preferred to be called Liberals even in the 1830's because the word 'Whig' was seen to have aristocratic conotations.

Ch = Chartists

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