1876 East Suffolk by-election

The 1876 East Suffolk by-election was fought on 22 February 1876. The byelection was fought due to the succession to a peerage of the incumbent Conservative MP, Viscount Mahon. It was won by the Conservative candidate Frederick St John Barne.[1]

East Suffolk by-election, 1876[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Frederick St John Barne 4,708 46.3
Liberal Charles Easton 3,659 43.7
Majority 951 2.6
Turnout 8,367
Conservative hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs
  2. ^ "East Suffolk Election". Cork Constitution. 24 February 1876. Retrieved 11 October 2016 – via British Newspaper Archive.