1878 Haddington Burghs by-election

The Haddington Burghs by-election of 1878 was fought on 3 August 1878. The byelection was fought due to the resignation of the incumbent Liberal MP, Sir Henry Ferguson Davie. It was won by the Liberal candidate Lord William Hay.[1]

1878 Haddington Burghs by-election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal William Hay 881 57.5 N/A
Conservative James Grant-Suttie 651 42.5 N/A
Majority 230 15.0 N/A
Turnout 1,532 83.3 N/A
Registered electors 1,840
Liberal hold Swing N/A

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