1941 Harrow by-election

The 1941 Harrow by-election was held on 2 December 1941. The by-election was held due to the death of the incumbent Conservative MP, Isidore Salmon. It was won by the Conservative candidate Norman Bower.[1] By the time of the by-election, Harrow's electorate had more than quadrupled since 1924, and stood at 168,594 voters in 1941.[2]

1941 Harrow by-election[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Norman Bower 14,540 80.9 +18.2
Independent Democrat Winifred Clarice Henney 3,433 19.1 New
Majority 11,107 61.8 +36.4
Turnout 17,973 10.7 -53.7
Conservative hold Swing N/A

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs
  2. ^ Waller, Robert (2007). The Almanac of British Politics. Taylor & Francis. p. 515. ISBN 9780415378246. Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  3. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig