UK General Election, May 1979:

Party Vote and Lost deposits

1,001 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
Alliance1282892 0.27% 0.20%11.91%8£1200
Anti Common Market Free Enterprise1401 0.00% 0.00% 0.79%1£150
Anti-Common Market Conservative1268 0.00% 0.00% 0.49%1£150
Anti-Corruption1103 0.00% 0.00% 0.25%1£150
British Socialist Empire Party1156 0.00% 0.00% 0.26%1£150
Campaign for a More Prosperous Britain6518 0.00% 0.00% 0.17%6£900
Child & Family Protection Group1190 0.00% 0.00% 0.40%1£150
Christian Democrat1312 0.00% 0.00% 0.79%1£150
Christian Social Democrat1146 0.00% 0.00% 0.44%1£150
Christian Stop Abortion1569 0.00% 0.00% 0.95%1£150
Citizens Protest Vote1204 0.00% 0.00% 0.39%1£150
Committee for the Prevention of a Police State161 0.00% 0.00% 0.15%1£150
Communist3716518 0.05% 0.04% 1.08%37£5550
Community Party130 0.00% 0.00% 0.11%1£150
Conservative6221369740343.87%33.33%44.92%3£450
Conservative Against the Common Market1257 0.00% 0.00% 0.46%1£150
Cornish Nationalist1227 0.00% 0.00% 0.36%1£150
Democrat1352 0.00% 0.00% 0.89%1£150
Democratic Labour23785 0.01% 0.01% 3.31%2£300
Democratic Monarchist Public Safety White Resident3182 0.00% 0.00% 0.14%3£450
Democratic Unionist570975 0.23% 0.17%27.56%2£300
Derry Labour1639 0.00% 0.00% 1.00%1£150
Dog Lovers Party179 0.00% 0.00% 0.12%1£150
Ecology5339918 0.13% 0.10% 1.46%53£7950
English National Party2176 0.00% 0.00% 0.17%2£300
English Nationalist2238 0.00% 0.00% 0.20%2£300
Fancy Dress Party1328 0.00% 0.00% 0.71%1£150
Fellowship Party2531 0.00% 0.00% 0.82%2£300
Feudal1157 0.00% 0.00% 0.39%1£150
Fine Gael1112 0.00% 0.00% 0.24%1£150
Homeland1146 0.00% 0.00% 0.26%1£150
Ind2833256 0.11% 0.08% 2.31%27£4050
Ind Businessman1115 0.00% 0.00% 0.22%1£150
Ind Conservative85621 0.02% 0.01% 1.44%8£1200
Ind Democrat2127 0.00% 0.00% 0.15%2£300
Ind Labour723665 0.08% 0.06% 7.35%6£900
Ind Liberal1911 0.00% 0.00% 2.07%1£150
Ind Socialist1132 0.00% 0.00% 0.33%1£150
Inter-Dependence Party1216 0.00% 0.00% 0.34%1£150
Irish Independence Party423086 0.07% 0.06% 8.90%3£450
Irish National Party1243 0.00% 0.00% 0.60%1£150
Jesus and His Cross1297 0.00% 0.00% 0.64%1£150
Keep Britain United Party1126 0.00% 0.00% 0.24%1£150
Labour6221150520336.85%28.00%37.73%22£3300
Labour Alliance Party1565 0.00% 0.00% 2.27%1£150
Labour Integrationist1692 0.00% 0.00% 1.48%1£150
Liberal577431393113.82%10.50%15.02%304£45600
Mebyon Kernow34164 0.01% 0.01% 2.85%3£450
Moderate Labour1214 0.00% 0.00% 0.42%1£150
NI Labour34411 0.01% 0.01% 3.48%3£450
National Front303191706 0.61% 0.47% 1.31%303£45450
New Britain2717 0.00% 0.00% 1.10%2£300
Official Ulster Unionist11254578 0.82% 0.62%40.38%0£0
Oxford Ecology Movement1887 0.00% 0.00% 1.46%1£150
Plaid Cymru36132544 0.42% 0.32% 8.10%29£4350
Providers Through Care1102 0.00% 0.00% 0.27%1£150
Ratepayer11451 0.00% 0.00% 2.06%1£150
Reform Party131 0.00% 0.00% 0.05%1£150
Republican Clubs712100 0.04% 0.03% 2.97%7£1050
Revolutionary Reform177 0.00% 0.00% 0.18%1£150
Rhodesian Front1232 0.00% 0.00% 0.42%1£150
SDLP10137110 0.44% 0.33%23.53%3£450
SNP71504259 1.62% 1.23%17.29%29£4350
Save Birmingham Education1129 0.00% 0.00% 0.28%1£150
Scottish Labour313737 0.04% 0.03%12.22%2£300
Severnside Libertarian1375 0.00% 0.00% 0.93%1£150
Silly Party1642 0.00% 0.00% 1.05%1£150
Social Democrat1144 0.00% 0.00% 0.46%1£150
Socialist Party of Great Britain178 0.00% 0.00% 0.32%1£150
Socialist Unity102834 0.01% 0.01% 0.88%10£1500
Speaker127035 0.09% 0.07%85.57%0£0
Troops Out Of Ireland1638 0.00% 0.00% 1.13%1£150
Ulster Unionist136989 0.12% 0.09%59.58%0£0
Unionist Party of NI38021 0.03% 0.02% 5.72%3£450
United Country Party21033 0.00% 0.00% 0.96%2£300
United Democratic Party193 0.00% 0.00% 0.22%1£150
United Labour Party11895 0.01% 0.00% 2.57%1£150
United Ulster Unionist239856 0.13% 0.10%31.20%0£0
Wessex Regionalist73090 0.01% 0.01% 0.72%7£1050
Workers Party2824 0.00% 0.00% 0.83%2£300
Workers Revolutionary Party6013678 0.04% 0.03% 0.53%60£9000

Total257531221733100.00%75.98%1001£150150



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