Infographic: 100 years of UK general elections

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As the UK braces itself for yet another trip to the polling booth, here’s a reminder of general elections past.

In DG #19 we compiled a century’s worth of national results at a glance. Scroll around our ‘Perspective’ timeline for a detailed look at all the shocks, tremors and trends Westminster’s experienced at the polls since 1918, including previous snap elections and the peaks and troughs of party-political fortunes over ten decades.

This infographic was published in DG #19. Pick up a copy in our online shop or take out an annual subscription using the promotion code ‘SLOWNEWSDAY’ for 10 percent off.

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