United Kingdom general elections overview, an overview of United Kingdom General Election results since 1922. This 1922 election was the first election in the new United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, after the creation of the Irish Free State removed Southern Ireland from the UK.
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“Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.”
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