1832 United Kingdom general election

The 1832 United Kingdom general election, the first after the Reform Act, saw the Whigs win a large majority, with the Tories winning less than 30% of the vote.

1832 United Kingdom general election

 1831 8 December 1832 – 8 January 1833 (1832-12-08 1833-01-08) 1835 

All 658 seats in the House of Commons
330 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Earl Grey Duke of Wellington Daniel O'Connell
Party Whig Tory Irish Repeal
Leader since 22 November 1830 22 January 1828 1830
Leader's seat House of Lords House of Lords Dublin City
Seats won 441 175 42
Seat change 71 60 42
Popular vote 554,719 241,284 31,773
Percentage 67.0% 29.2% 3.8%

Colours denote the winning party

Prime Minister before election

Earl Grey
Whig

Prime Minister after election

Earl Grey
Whig