General election: number of votes for political parties in the UK 2017

Number of votes cast for political parties during the general election in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017

by Daniel Clark, last edited Sep 14, 2018
General election: number of votes for political parties in the UK 2017 This statistic shows the number of votes for political parties in the general election in the United Kingdom in 2017. The Conservative Party had gained the greatest number of votes, with roughly 13.67 million people voting for the party under leadership of Theresa May. By comparison, Jeremy Corbyn's party had acquired a similarly large number of votes, with 12.88 million people having voted for the Labour Party, Third largest party by voter turnout were the Liberal Democrats with 2.37 million votes.
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Number of votes cast for political parties during the general election in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017

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Number of votes
Conservative13,669,883
Labour12,878,460
Liberal Democrats2,371,910
Scottish National Party977,569
UKIP594,068
Green Party525,435
Democratic Unionist Party292,316
Sinn Féin238,915
Plaid Cymru164,466
Number of votes
Conservative13,669,883
Labour12,878,460
Liberal Democrats2,371,910
Scottish National Party977,569
UKIP594,068
Green Party525,435
Democratic Unionist Party292,316
Sinn Féin238,915
Plaid Cymru164,466
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by Daniel Clark, last edited Sep 14, 2018
This statistic shows the number of votes for political parties in the general election in the United Kingdom in 2017. The Conservative Party had gained the greatest number of votes, with roughly 13.67 million people voting for the party under leadership of Theresa May. By comparison, Jeremy Corbyn's party had acquired a similarly large number of votes, with 12.88 million people having voted for the Labour Party, Third largest party by voter turnout were the Liberal Democrats with 2.37 million votes.
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