1954 Morpeth by-election

The 1954 Morpeth by-election was held on 4 November 1954. The by-election was brought about by the death of the incumbent Labour MP, Robert Taylor. The by-election was won by the Labour candidate Will Owen.[1]

Morpeth by-election, 1954[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op Will Owen 23,491 71.27 -0.61
Conservative William Elliott 9,469 28.73 +0.61
Majority 14,022 42.54 -1.22
Turnout 32,960
Labour Co-op hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 10 August 2009. Retrieved 26 August 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "1954 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 4 February 2012. Retrieved 14 August 2015.