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TITLE
Election Literature, 1874: Polling Card
EXTERNAL ID
Z_QZP40_2915_P074
PERIOD
1870s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
9017
KEYWORDS
elections
politics
politicians
political parties
Election Literature, 1874: Polling Card

This piece of election literature was produced during the General Election campaign of 1874 in the Inverness Burghs constituency by the campaign team for Charles Fraser MacKintosh.

The result of the election for the Inverness Burghs seat (comprising Inverness, Nairn, Forres, and Fortrose) was:
Fraser MacKintosh (independent Liberal) 1134
MacKintosh of Raigmore (Liberal) 879
MacKintosh of Holme (Conservative) 16.

In the election as a whole the Liberals, led by William Gladstone, won a majority of the votes cast, but Benjamin Disraeli's Conservatives secured a majority of seats in the House of Commons, largely because they won a number of uncontested seats

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Election Literature, 1874: Polling Card

1870s

elections; politics; politicians; political parties

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Papers relating to the political career of Charles Fraser Mackintosh

This piece of election literature was produced during the General Election campaign of 1874 in the Inverness Burghs constituency by the campaign team for Charles Fraser MacKintosh.<br /> <br /> The result of the election for the Inverness Burghs seat (comprising Inverness, Nairn, Forres, and Fortrose) was:<br /> Fraser MacKintosh (independent Liberal) 1134<br /> MacKintosh of Raigmore (Liberal) 879<br /> MacKintosh of Holme (Conservative) 16.<br /> <br /> In the election as a whole the Liberals, led by William Gladstone, won a majority of the votes cast, but Benjamin Disraeli's Conservatives secured a majority of seats in the House of Commons, largely because they won a number of uncontested seats