1889 Belfast North by-election

The 1889 Belfast North by-election was a parliamentary by-election held for the United Kingdom House of Commons constituency of Belfast North on 12 August 1889. The vacancy arose because of the death of the sitting member, Sir William Ewart of the Conservative party. Only one candidate was nominated, the shipbuilder Edward James Harland, also a Conservative, who was elected unopposed.[1][2]

1889 Belfast North by-election[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Conservative Edward Harland Unopposed
Registered electors 6,469
Irish Conservative hold


  1. ^ The Times, 13 August 1889.
  2. ^ The Constitutional Year Book, 1904, published by Conservative Central Office, page 193 (217 in web page)
  3. ^ Walker, B.M., ed. (1978). Parliamentary Election Results in Ireland, 1801-1922. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. ISBN 0901714127.