In Great Britain in January 1910 the electoral commitment of the political parties, as reflected in the number of candidates, was unprecedented, while the intensity of pressure group activity had rarely been paralleled. The response of the electorate was equally unprecedented. Never before had so many voters gone to the polls, while the proportion of registered electors voting, 87.0 per cent in Great Britain, and 86.7 per cent in the United Kingdom, has never been surpassed in any modem British election.
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