1880 United Kingdom general election in Scotland

These are the results of the 1880 United Kingdom general election in Scotland. The election was held between 31 March and 27 April 1880 and all 60 seats in Scotland were contested. Of particular note was the Scottish-based Midlothian campaign of William Gladstone.

1880 United Kingdom general election

 1874 31 March – 27 April 1880 (1880-03-31 1880-04-27)[1] 1885 

All 60 Scottish seats to the House of Commons
  First party Second party
 
Leader Marquess of Hartington Earl of Beaconsfield
Party Liberal Conservative
Leader since January 1875 27 February 1868
Seats before 40 18
Seats won 52 6
Seat change 12 12
Popular vote 195,517 75,145
Percentage 70.1% 29.9%
Swing 1.7% 0.1%