1906 East Denbighshire by-election

The East Denbighshire by-election of 1906 was held on 14 August 1906. The by-election was held due to the resignation of the incumbent Liberal MP, Samuel Moss, in order to become a county court judge. It was won by the Liberal candidate Edward Hemmerde.[1]

1906 East Denbighshire by-election

← 1906 14 August 1906 1909 →
  Edward Hemmerde crop.jpg Griffith-Boscawen crop.jpg
Candidate Hemmerde Boscawen
Party Liberal Conservative
Popular vote 5,917 3,126
Percentage 65.4 34.6

MP before election

Samuel Moss
Liberal

Subsequent MP

Edward Hemmerde
Liberal

1906 East Denbighshire by-election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Edward Hemmerde 5,917 65.4 N/A
Conservative Arthur Griffith-Boscawen 3,126 34.6 N/A
Majority 2,791 30.8 N/A
Turnout 9,043 80.9 N/A
Registered electors 11,172
Liberal hold Swing N/A

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Joyce M. Bellamy; David E. Martin; John Saville (15 January 1993). Dictionary of Labour Biography: Volume IX. Palgrave Macmillan UK. pp. 127–. ISBN 978-1-349-07845-5.
  2. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1885-1918 (Craig)