1946 Pontypool by-election

The 1946 Pontypool by-election 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]

1946 Pontypool by-election[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Granville West 23,359 73.2 -4.1
Conservative P. Welch 8,170 26.8 +4.1
Majority 15,189 46.4 -8.2
Turnout 31,529 65.8 -11.2
Registered electors 46,407
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.
  3. ^ Craig, F. W. S., ed. (1969). British parliamentary election results 1918-1949. Glasgow: Political Reference Publications. p. [https://archive.org/details/britishparliamen0000crai/page/568. ISBN 0-900178-01-9.