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1857 General Election

1857 General Election

England

C 168,705 votes (31.7%) 185 MP's elected

L 355,910 votes (68.2%) 275 MP's elected

Ch 614 votes (0.1%) 0 MP elected

Wales

C 3,586 votes (34.6%) 17 MP's elected

L 7,892 votes ( 65.4%) 15 MP's elected

Scotland

C 4,060 votes (15.3%) 14 MP's elected

L 31,995 votes (84.7%) 39 MP's elected

Ch 4 votes (0%) 0 MP elected

Ireland

C 61,741 votes (43.6%) 42 MP's elected

L 67,935 votes (47.8%) 48 MP's elected

Others 12,099 votes (8.6%) 13 MP's elected

Universities

C 1,620 votes (80.7%) 6 MP's elected

L 388 votes (19.3%) 0 MP elected

Total UK

C 239,712 votes (33.1%) 264 MP's elected

L 464,120 votes (65.1%) 377 MP's elected

Ch 618 votes (0.1%) 0 MP elected

Others 12,099 votes (1.7%) 13 MP's elected

Total 716,549 votes 654 MP's elected

C = Conservative Party

L = Liberal Party

Ch = Chartists

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