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Northern Ireland general election, 1958

 

Northern Ireland general election, 1958

Northern Ireland general election, 1958

20 March 1958

All 52 seats to the Northern Ireland House of Commons
27 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Basil Brooke Joe Stewart None
Party UUP Nationalist NI Labour
Leader since 1 May 1943 1958 N/A
Leader's seat Lisnaskea East Tyrone None
Last election 38 seats (48.6%) 7 seats (10.8%) 0 seats (12.1%)
Seats won 37 7 4
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Popular vote 106,177 36,013 38,093
Percentage 44.0% 14.9% 15.8%
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Election results by constituency.

Prime Minister before election

Basil Brooke
UUP

Elected Prime Minister

Basil Brooke
UUP

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