All 52 seats to the House of Commons of Northern Ireland
27 seats were needed for a majority
Election results by constituency.
The 1929 Northern Ireland general election was held on 22 May 1929. Like all previous elections to the Parliament of Northern Ireland, it produced a large majority for the Ulster Unionist Party. It was the first held after the abolition of proportional representation and the redrawing of electoral boundaries to create single-seat constituencies. As with the rest of the United Kingdom, this has made it more difficult for independent and minor party candidates to win seats.
|1929 Northern Ireland general election|
|Stood||Elected||Gained||Unseated||Net||% of total||%||No.||Net %|
|Town Tenants' Association||2||0||N/A||N/A||0||—||2.4||6,901||+1.5|
Electorate: 775,307 (432,439 in contested seats); Turnout: 67.6% (292,218). Ulster Liberal Party result is compared to Unbought Tenants' Association in 1925.
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