UK General Election, 1950:

Party Vote and Lost deposits

461 candidates lost their £150 deposits by securing less than 12.5% of the vosts cast.

PartyNumber of
candidates
Total Votes% of Total Vote
achieved
Vote as % of
electorate
Vote as % of
Total Vote in
seats contested
Number of
lost deposits
Total cost
Christian Democrat1503 0.00% 0.00% 1.02%1£150
Communist10091812 0.32% 0.27% 1.96%97£14550
Conservative5551119605738.91%32.54%43.66%5£750
Conservative & Lib7124642 0.43% 0.36%39.42%0£0
Conservative & Nat Lib20332180 1.15% 0.97%36.49%0£0
Ind946730 0.16% 0.14%11.28%4£600
Ind Conservative21860 0.01% 0.01% 1.83%2£300
Ind Labour626395 0.09% 0.08%11.89%3£450
Ind Labour Party44112 0.01% 0.01% 2.42%4£600
Ind Liberal14154 0.01% 0.01%14.40%0£0
Ind Scottish Nationalist1283 0.00% 0.00% 0.82%1£150
Ind Socialist1485 0.00% 0.00% 1.78%1£150
Ind Welsh Nationalist11511 0.01% 0.00% 4.08%1£150
Irish Anti-Partitionist45045 0.02% 0.01% 2.95%4£600
Irish Labour252715 0.18% 0.15%41.63%0£0
Irish Nationalist265211 0.23% 0.19%52.25%0£0
Labour6171326595846.11%38.55%46.66%0£0
Lib & Conservative572261 0.25% 0.21%32.13%1£150
Liberal4752621485 9.11% 7.62%11.83%319£47850
Nat Lib & Conservative19361792 1.26% 1.05%42.01%0£0
National Liberal363743 0.22% 0.19%45.83%0£0
Scottish Home Rule2915 0.00% 0.00% 2.05%2£300
Scottish Nationalist410347 0.04% 0.03% 6.39%4£600
Scottish Self-Government11039 0.00% 0.00% 2.31%1£150
Sinn Fein223362 0.08% 0.07%18.78%1£150
Social Credit1551 0.00% 0.00% 0.90%1£150
Socialist Party of GB2448 0.00% 0.00% 0.61%2£300
Speaker124703 0.09% 0.07%85.60%0£0
Ulster Unionist12352334 1.22% 1.02%62.76%0£0
Welsh Nationalist717580 0.06% 0.05% 6.16%6£900
Welsh Republican1631 0.00% 0.00% 1.32%1£150

Total186828770844100.00%83.61%461£69150

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