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1847 General Election

1847 General Election

England

C + LC 170,407 votes (42.1%) 238 MP's elected

L 230,655 votes (57.2%) 223 MP's elected

Ch 2,849 votes (0.7%) 1 MP elected

Wales

C + LC 11,114 votes (89.5%) 20 MP's elected

L 1,394 votes (10.5%) 12 MP's elected

Scotland

C + LC 3,509 votes (18.3%) 20 MP's elected

L 20,092 votes (81.7%) 33 MP's elected

Ireland

C + LC 11,258 votes (34.0%) 40 MP's elected

L 5,935 votes (20.2%) 25 MP's elected

R 14,128 votes (43.6%) 36 MP's elected

Others 661 votes (2.2%) 2 MP's elected

Universities

C + LC 9,193 votes (88.2%) 6 MP's elected

L 1,234 votes (11.8%) 0 MP's elected

United Kingdom total

C + LC 205,481 votes (42.2%) 324 MP's elected

L 259,310 votes (53.9%) 293 MP's elected

Ch 2,849 votes (0.6%) 1 MP elected

R 14,128 votes (3.1%) 36 MP's elected

Others 661 votes (0.2%) 2 MP's elected

C = Conservative Party

LC = Liberal Conservatives

L = Liberal Party

R = Repeal Party

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