UK General Election, 1951:

Party Vote and Lost deposits

96 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
Anti-Partition132717 0.11% 0.09%52.10%0£0
Anti-Partition of Ireland L'gue11340 0.00% 0.00% 2.65%1£150
Communist1021640 0.08% 0.06% 4.39%10£1500
Conservative5521242684143.46%35.59%48.76%3£450
Conservative & Lib12221231 0.77% 0.63%40.07%0£0
Conservative & Nat Lib16292580 1.02% 0.84%39.91%0£0
Ind721434 0.07% 0.06% 6.77%6£900
Ind Conservative15904 0.02% 0.02%12.60%0£0
Ind Labour Party33997 0.01% 0.01% 3.45%3£450
Ind Socialist1411 0.00% 0.00% 1.52%1£150
Irish Labour133174 0.12% 0.10%50.02%0£0
Irish Republican260073 0.21% 0.17%47.09%0£0
Labour6171394897648.78%39.95%49.22%1£150
Lib & Conservative14285400 1.00% 0.82%49.49%0£0
Liberal109730551 2.55% 2.09%14.66%66£9900
Nat Lib & Conservative10196869 0.69% 0.56%49.07%0£0
Nat Liberal120269 0.07% 0.06%45.67%0£0
Scottish National27299 0.03% 0.02%12.18%1£150
Ulster Unionist12274928 0.96% 0.79%59.35%0£0
Welsh Nationalist410920 0.04% 0.03% 5.86%4£600

Total137628596554100.00%81.91%96£14400

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