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The '''1922 Sallian parliamentary election''' took place on 27 June 1922.
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The '''1922 Sallian parliamentary election''' took place on 27 June 1922. The [[6th Parliament of Sallia]] first met on 10 July 1922. The parliament was dissolved by the Prime Minister Andrew Christian on 2 June 1923.
 
==Campaign==
 
==Campaign==
Campaigning began following the dissolution of the 5th Parliament of Sallia on 2 June 1922. The Conservatives campaigned mostly on economic issues, the Liberals and National Liberals campaigned on economic ''and'' social issues, the National Labour Party campaigned wholly on creating a third National Government, and the Labour Party campaigned on social issues.
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Campaigning began following the dissolution of the [[5th Parliament of Sallia]] on 2 June 1922. The Conservatives campaigned mostly on economic issues, the Liberals and National Liberals campaigned on economic ''and'' social issues, the National Labour Party campaigned wholly on creating a third National Government, and the Labour Party campaigned on social issues.
  
 
Campaigning ended on 26 June 1922.
 
Campaigning ended on 26 June 1922.
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Despite receiving almost a million more votes than the previous election and increasing their vote share, the Conservative Party lost 81 seats and their landslide, but retained their working majority.
 
Despite receiving almost a million more votes than the previous election and increasing their vote share, the Conservative Party lost 81 seats and their landslide, but retained their working majority.
 
==Aftermath==
 
==Aftermath==
The Conservative Party won 337 seats (a majority of 25). Andrew Christian, the Leader of the Conservative Party, formed a Conservative-only government, and dismissed Henry Brewer as Deputy Prime Minister. Through deaths, defections and by-elections, the Conservatives' majority was slowly diminished, and they lost it completely on 28 May 1922 through another by-election loss, now only on 325 seats. Christian immediately prorogued Parliament, and dissolved it on 2 June 1922 for a snap election to increase his majority.
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The Conservative Party won 337 seats (a majority of 25). Andrew Christian, the Leader of the Conservative Party, formed a Conservative-only government, and dismissed Henry Brewer as Deputy Prime Minister. Through deaths, defections and by-elections, the Conservatives' majority was slowly diminished, and they lost it completely on 28 May 1923 through another by-election loss, now only on 325 seats. Christian immediately prorogued the [[6th Parliament of Sallia]], and dissolved it on 2 June 1923 for a snap election to increase his majority.

Latest revision as of 16:36, 16 January 2020

1922 Sallian parliamentary election
27/06/1922

All 650 seats to the House of Commons of Sallia
326 seats needed for a majority
Opinion polls
Registered16,171,204
Turnout14,001,497
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Andrew Christian George Williamson James Cooper
Party Conservative Party Labour Party Liberal Party
Leader since 1 February 1911 11 November 1917 11 January 1919
Leader's seat Pool of Liberty Maxwell Bridge Palling
Seats before 418 51 18
Seats won 337 160 92
Seat change -81 +109 +74
Popular vote 5,221,158 3,940,021 2,660,284
Percentage 37.29% 28.14% 19.0%

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Leader Henry Brewer William Redmond
Party National Liberal Party National Labour Party
Leader since 11 January 1919 2 January 1919
Leader's seat Joodle Hampstead
Seats before 158 3
Seats won 54 6
Seat change -104 +3
Popular vote 1,930,806 169,418
Percentage 13.79% 1.21%

Prime Minister before election

Andrew Christian
National Government

Prime Minister

Andrew Christian
Conservative Party

The 1922 Sallian parliamentary election took place on 27 June 1922. The 6th Parliament of Sallia first met on 10 July 1922. The parliament was dissolved by the Prime Minister Andrew Christian on 2 June 1923.

Campaign

Campaigning began following the dissolution of the 5th Parliament of Sallia on 2 June 1922. The Conservatives campaigned mostly on economic issues, the Liberals and National Liberals campaigned on economic and social issues, the National Labour Party campaigned wholly on creating a third National Government, and the Labour Party campaigned on social issues.

Campaigning ended on 26 June 1922.

Opinion polls

Main article: Opinion polling for the 1922 Sallian parliamentary election

Endorsements

Newspaper Endorsement
The People's Paper Labour Party
The Daily News Conservative Party
The Daily Post Labour Party

Results

Seats

  • Conservative Party - 337 seats
  • Labour Party - 160 seats
  • Liberal Party - 92 seats
  • National Liberal Party - 54 seats
  • National Labour Party - 6 seats
  • The Speaker of the House - 1 seat

Popular vote

  • Conservative Party - 5,221,158 (37.29%)
  • Labour Party - 3,940,021 (28.14%)
  • Liberal Party - 2,660,284 (19.0%)
  • National Liberal Party - 1,930,806 (13.79%)
  • National Labour Party - 169,418 (1.21%)
  • The Speaker of the House - 79,809 (0.57%)

Despite receiving almost a million more votes than the previous election and increasing their vote share, the Conservative Party lost 81 seats and their landslide, but retained their working majority.

Aftermath

The Conservative Party won 337 seats (a majority of 25). Andrew Christian, the Leader of the Conservative Party, formed a Conservative-only government, and dismissed Henry Brewer as Deputy Prime Minister. Through deaths, defections and by-elections, the Conservatives' majority was slowly diminished, and they lost it completely on 28 May 1923 through another by-election loss, now only on 325 seats. Christian immediately prorogued the 6th Parliament of Sallia, and dissolved it on 2 June 1923 for a snap election to increase his majority.