1958 Weston-super-Mare by-election

The 1958 Weston-super-Mare by-election was held on 12 June 1958. It was held after the Conservative MP, Sir Ian Leslie Orr-Ewing died. The seat was retained by the Conservative candidate David Webster.

Weston-super-Mare by-election 12th June 1958[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Webster 21,271 49.3 -13.4
Labour Edward Hampton 11,295 26.2 -11.1
Liberal Edward Taylor 10,588 24.5 New
Majority 9,976 23.1 -2.3
Turnout 43,154 72.2 -1.6
Conservative hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1958 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 25 June 2012. Retrieved 15 August 2015.