1941 Birmingham King's Norton by-election

The Birmingham King's Norton by-election of 1941 was held on 8 May 1941. The by-election was held due to the death of the incumbent Conservative MP, Ronald Cartland, who was killed on active service during the Dunkirk evacuation. It was won by the Conservative candidate John Peto.[1]

Birmingham King's Norton by-election, 1941[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Peto 21,573 86.9 +30.1
Independent A. W. L. Smith 1,696 6.8 New
Pacifist Stuart Morris 1,552 6.3 New
Majority 19,877 80.1 +66.5
Turnout 24,821 35.0 -39.6
Conservative hold Swing N/A

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs
  2. ^ F. W. S. Craig, British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, p.86