1963 Manchester Openshaw by-election

The 1963 Manchester Openshaw by-election was held on 5 December 1963. It was held due to the death of the incumbent Labour MP, W. R. Williams. The by-election was won by the Labour candidate Charles Morris.

Manchester Openshaw by-election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Charles Morris 16,101 65.9 +5.7
Conservative Gerald Fitzsimmons 7,139 29.2 -10.6
Communist Eddie Marsden 1,185 4.9 New
Majority 8,962 36.7 +16.4
Turnout 24,425
Labour hold Swing

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