Election 1955

# Seat share Seats Vote share ±
CNL 49.7 +1.7
Con 51.4 324
NLP 3.3 21
Lab 44.0 277 46.4 -2.4
Lib 1.0 6 2.7 +0.1
SF 0.3 2 0.6
Plaid 0 0.2
Date
26 May 1955 – early election
Total seats: 630
Cabinets
26 May 1955 – Eden II
10 Jan 1957 – Macmillan I
Sources
British Electoral Facts 1989
Wikipedia
· EN – United Kingdom general election, 1955
Votes
Electorate: 34,852,179
Total votes:
Valid votes: 26,759,729
Calculated (2018-10-19 ...)
ENP votes (seats): 2.2 (2.2)
Disp. 2.1 · Adv.ratio: 0.95
Polarization (seats): 0.42
0.38
Description
Early election on 26 May 1955.
Parliament was dissolved after Churchill resigned as PM and successor Eden called for new elections.