1946 Pontypool by-election

The Pontypool by-election of 1946 was held on 23 July 1946. The byelection was held due to the death of the incumbent Labour MP, Arthur Jenkins. It was won by the Labour candidate Granville West.[1][2]

Pontypool by-election 1946
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Granville West 23,359 74.09 -3.19
Conservative P. Welch 8,170 25.91 +3.19
Majority 15,189 48.17 -6.39
Turnout 31,529
Labour hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs
  2. ^ "1946 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 5 November 2013. Retrieved 12 August 2015.