1953 Abingdon by-election

The Abingdon by-election was held on 30 June 1953 after the previous MP, Ralph Glyn was elevated to the peerage.

Abingdon by-election, 1953 [1] Electorate
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Airey Neave 22,986 53.24 -2.23
Labour Ted Castle 17,126 39.67 -4.86
Liberal George R Allen 3,060 7.09 New
Majority 5,860 13.57 +2.64
Turnout 43,172 75.90
Conservative hold Swing +1.3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1953 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 10 October 2012. Retrieved 13 August 2015.