Parliamentary Election Results, 1921 - 2013


Party Performance:

(1) A Comprehensive Tabulation - For each District, and for every General Election, this tabulation provides data on the number of voters and valid votes; the District quotas; the number votes and seats obtained by each political party; and the number of candidates fielded by each party. (In Excel format)

(2) Summary Tabulations -
Party Vote Totals, Nationally
Party Vote Totals, By District

Party Seat Totals, Nationally
Party Seat Totals, By District


Candidate Performance:

(1) Some Essential Aspects of the Candidates - These tables provide, for each District, information on a candidate's party, incumbency, prior parliamentary service, dual candidacy and the share of the candidate’s votes in the District. The files are in Excel format and cover the following election years:
1921 to 1945 |||||| 1947 to 1955 |||||| 1962 to 1971 |||||| 1976 to 1987 |||||| 1992 to 2013

(2) Candidates' Votes, Count by Count These are detailed tabulations similar to those produced after each election by the Electoral Commission in their “Declarations of Result of Poll”. They give the name and party of each candidate in each District contest and then the number of votes received and transferred on every successive count. (In Excel format)


Vote Transfers:

The process of transferring votes from and to candidates is a distinguishing and essential feature of the single-transferable-vote system. Click here to consult various files which provide the data on transferred votes.


Some Related Files:

Performance of Minor Parties

Candidate Lists

Parliamentary Seat Distributions

Disproportions Between Votes and Seats

Women Candidates

The Impact of Transfers on Election Outcomes