1997 General Election results summary

In 1997 13,690,179 people did not  vote, they did not have their voice heard. Were you one of them?

If you don't vote you can not have your say. You will get 15 hours of democracy  on May 7th make sure you exercise your right and vote. 

Make sure you vote for the person who you think will represent your interests for the next five years. 1997 General Election results summary shows the  majority at 166. The government was Labour.

The Prime Minister was Tony Blair. 

The election was held on Thursday 1st May. The total Electorate was 43,714,673. The total Electorate who voted was  30,024,494. 

The total Electorate that DID NOT vote  was 13,690,179.

For a breakdown of Parliamentary Parties in this election click read more

1997 General Election results summary

Majority: 179

Government:  Labour 

Prime Minister: Tony Blair

Held on: Thursday 1st May

Total Electorate: 43,714,673 

Total Electorate who voted:  30,024,494

Total Electorate that did not vote: 13,690,179

Turnout 71.4%

 

Party 

Seats

Votes

% Share

Candidates

 

Labour

418

13,518,167

43.2

639

 

Conservative

165

9,600,943

30.7

648

 

Liberal Democrats

46

5,242,947

16.8

639

 

Ulster Unionist

10

258,349

0.8

16

 

Scottish National

6

621,550

2.0

72

 

Plaid Cymru

4

161,030

0.5

40

 

SDLP

3

190,814

0.6

3

 

Sinn Fein

2

126,921

0.4

17

 

Democratic Unionist

2

107,348

0.3

9

 

Speaker

1

23,969

0.1

1

 

UK Unionist Group

1

12,817

??

1

 

Others

1

159,639

0.5

297

 

659

30,024,494

95.9

2382

For more electoral statistics go to http://www.ukpolitical.info