UK Elections: Votes v. Seats via the Westminster System
1979 Election
Party Vote as % of Total Electorate Seats in HoC as % of Total Seats
Conservative 33                                             53.5
Labour 28                                             42.3
2005 Election
Party Vote as % of Total Electorate Seats in HoC as % of Total Seats
Conservative 19.9 30.7
Labour 21.6 54.9
The electorate includes those eligible to vote who did not cast ballots.