1958 Chichester by-election

The Chichester by-election was held on 6 November 1958 when the incumbent Conservative MP Lancelot Joynson-Hicks succeeded to a peerage. It was won by the Conservative candidate, Walter Loveys.[1]

By Election 6 November 1958: Chichester[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Walter Loveys 23,158 70.90 +0.11
Labour W Edgar Simpkins 9,504 29.10 -0.11
Majority 13,654 41.80 +0.23
Turnout 32,662
Conservative hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "THE HOUSE OF COMMONS CONSTITUENCIES BEGINNING WITH "C"". Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page. Archived from the original on 10 August 2009. Retrieved 14 May 2016.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. ^ "1958 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 25 June 2012. Retrieved 15 August 2015.