Election 1951

# Seat share Seats Vote share ±
CNL 48.0 +4.6
Con 48.3 302
NLP 3.0 19
Lab 47.2 295 48.8 +2.7
Lib 1.0 6 2.6 -6.5
N 0.3 2 0.3 +0.1
one-seat1 0.2 1 0.1
CPGB 0 0.1 -0.2
1 Irish Labout Party
Date
25 Oct 1951 – early election
Total seats: 625
Cabinets
26 Oct 1951 – Churchill VI
06 Apr 1955 – Eden I
Sources
British Electoral Facts 1989
Wikipedia
· EN – United Kingdom general election, 1951
Votes
Electorate: 34,919,331
Total votes:
Valid votes: 28,596,594
Calculated (2018-10-03 ...)
ENP votes (seats): 2.1 (2.2)
Disp. 1.6 · Adv.ratio: 1.60
Polarization (seats): 0.41
0.36
Description
Early election on 25 October 1951.
Parliament was dissolved because Labour called the election in the hope of increasing their five seat majority.