GENERAL ELECTION 1959

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Candidates addresses to electors, also pamphlets, leaflets and newspapercuttings relating to the election, collected by the Library.

Administrative / Biographical History

In the 1959 General Election the Conservations won 13,750,875 votes (49.4 per cent),the Labour Party 12,216,172 votes (43.8 per cent), the Liberal Party 1,640,760 votes(5.9 per cent), Sinn Fein 63,415 votes (0.2 per cent) and the Communist Party 30,896 votes(0.1 per cent).

Arrangement

5 boxes

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

BLPES

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