Election 1974

# Seat share Seats Vote share ±
Lab 50.2 319 39.2 +2.0
Con 43.6 277 35.8 -2.2
Lib 2.0 13 18.3 -1.0
SNP 1.7 11 2.9 +0.9
UUUC 1.4 +0.2
UUP 0.9 6
VUPP 0.5 3
DUP 0.2 1
Plaid 0.5 3 0.6 0.0
SDLP 0.2 1 0.5 0.0
none 0.2 1
BNF 0 0.4 +0.2
Date
10 Oct 1974 – early election
Total seats: 635
Cabinets
10 Oct 1974 – Wilson IV
05 Apr 1976 – Callaghan
Sources
Northern Ireland Elections
British Electoral Facts 2006
British Electoral Facts 1989
Wikipedia
· EN – United Kingdom general election, 1974
Votes
Electorate: 40,072,970
Total votes: 29,226,810
Valid votes: 29,189,104
Calculated (2018-07-15 ...)
ENP votes (seats): 3.2 (2.3)
Disp. 15.0 · Adv.ratio: 1.28
Polarization (seats): 0.32
0.32
Description
Early election on 10 October 1974.
Parliament was dissolved after Labour minority government and PM Wilson called for an early election in the hope to gain a parliamentary majority.