UK General Election results October 1931

27th October 1931
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The region in which each constituency is situated is indicated in square brackets
Darlington — Dorset EasternDorset Northern — Eastbourne
Darlington
[E] Conservative gain
CU PeatConservative24,41660.72%
AL ShepherdLabour15,79839.28%

Electorate: 44,947; Total vote: 40,214; Turnout: 89.47%;
Majority: 8,618 (21.43%)


Dartford
[E] Conservative gain
F ClarkeConservative34,09555.49%
JE MillsLabour27,34944.51%

Electorate: 77,767; Total vote: 61,444; Turnout: 79.01%;
Majority: 6,746 (10.98%)


Darwen
[E] Liberal hold
Sir H SamuelLiberal18,92348.84%
AC GrahamConservative14,63637.78%
C RothwellLabour5,18413.38%

Electorate: 42,031; Total vote: 38,743; Turnout: 92.18%;
Majority: 4,287 (11.07%)


Daventry
[E] Conservative hold (Speaker)
Capt EA FitzRoyConservativeUnopposed—%

Electorate: 38,616; Turnout: —%;
Majority: — (—%)


Denbigh
[W] Liberal National gain
Dr JH Morris-JonesLiberal NationalUnopposed—%

Electorate: 44,614; Turnout: —%;
Majority: — (—%)


Deptford
[E] Conservative gain
D HanleyConservative26,55854.42%
CW BowermanLabour22,24445.58%

Electorate: 71,405; Total vote: 48,802; Turnout: 68.35%;
Majority: 4,314 (8.84%)


Derby (2)
[E] 1 National Labour gain, 1 Conservative gain
JH ThomasNational Labour49,25735.42%
WA ReidConservative47,72934.32%
WR RaynesLabour21,84115.71%
W HallsLabour20,24114.55%

Electorate: 85,542; Total vote: 139,068; Turnout: 81.29%;
Majority: 25,888 (18.62%)


Derbyshire North Eastern
[E] Conservative gain
JB WhyteConservative20,71950.79%
F LeeLabour19,38547.52%
AV WilliamsNew Party689 1.69%

Electorate: 51,407; Total vote: 40,793; Turnout: 79.35%;
Majority: 1,334 (3.27%)


Derbyshire Southern
[E] Conservative gain
PV Emrys-EvansConservative33,96558.64%
Maj DG PoleLabour23,95841.36%

Electorate: 70,345; Total vote: 57,923; Turnout: 82.34%;
Majority: 10,007 (17.28%)


Derbyshire Western
[E] Conservative hold
Marquess of HartingtonConservativeUnopposed—%

Electorate: 41,854; Turnout: —%;
Majority: — (—%)


Devizes
[E] Conservative hold
P HurdConservative16,70266.27%
JW MoldenLiberal8,50133.73%

Electorate: 33,075; Total vote: 25,203; Turnout: 76.20%;
Majority: 8,201 (32.54%)


Dewsbury
[E] Liberal gain
WR ReaLiberal19,46363.68%
B RileyLabour11,10136.32%

Electorate: 36,286; Total vote: 30,564; Turnout: 84.23%;
Majority: 8,362 (27.36%)


Doncaster
[E] Conservative gain
AHE MolsonConservative27,20554.88%
W PalingLabour22,36345.12%

Electorate: 61,444; Total vote: 49,568; Turnout: 80.67%;
Majority: 4,842 (9.77%)


Don Valley
[E] Labour hold
T WilliamsLabour27,59958.59%
S HardwickConservative19,50641.41%

Electorate: 66,197; Total vote: 47,105; Turnout: 71.16%;
Majority: 8,093 (17.18%)


Dorset Eastern
[E] Conservative gain
GR Hall CaineConservative20,71144.52%
AE GlasseyLiberal National18,80140.41%
EJ StockerLabour7,00915.07%

Electorate: 56,304; Total vote: 46,521; Turnout: 82.62%;
Majority: 1,910 (4.11%)

Dorset Northern
[E] Conservative hold
C HanburyConservative15,49959.20%
W BorthwickLiberal10,68240.80%

Electorate: 31,898; Total vote: 26,181; Turnout: 82.08%;
Majority: 4,817 (18.40%)


Dorset Southern
[E] Conservative hold
Viscount CranborneConservative21,28470.73%
AW WiltshireLabour8,80929.27%

Electorate: 41,062; Total vote: 30,093; Turnout: 73.29%;
Majority: 12,475 (41.45%)


Dorset Western
[E] Conservative hold
Maj WP ColfoxConservative15,51060.16%
GE ChappellLiberal10,27139.84%

Electorate: 31,590; Total vote: 25,781; Turnout: 81.61%;
Majority: 5,239 (20.32%)


Dover
[E] Conservative hold
Maj JJ AstorConservative29,74375.25%
W MooreLabour9,78124.75%

Electorate: 54,106; Total vote: 39,524; Turnout: 73.05%;
Majority: 19,962 (50.51%)


Down (2)
[N] 2 Conservative holds
Visct CastlereaghConservativeUnopposed—%
DD ReidConservativeUnopposed—%

Electorate: 127,658; Turnout: —%;
Majority: — (—%)


Dudley
[E] Conservative gain
DJB JoelConservative16,00956.94%
W HadgkissLabour12,10543.06%

Electorate: 34,818; Total vote: 28,114; Turnout: 80.75%;
Majority: 3,904 (13.89%)


Dulwich
[E] Conservative hold
Sir F HallConservative21,75271.50%
F HughesLabour4,74715.60%
CR Cooke-TaylorLiberal3,92412.90%

Electorate: 43,025; Total vote: 30,423; Turnout: 70.71%;
Majority: 17,005 (55.90%)


Dumbarton
[S] Labour hold
D KirkwoodLabour16,33551.57%
MJ McCrackenConservative15,33848.43%

Electorate: 39,253; Total vote: 31,673; Turnout: 80.69%;
Majority: 997 (3.15%)


Dunbartonshire
[S] Conservative gain
Lt-Col JG ThomConservative28,76263.58%
W BrookeLabour16,47436.42%

Electorate: 54,625; Total vote: 45,236; Turnout: 82.81%;
Majority: 12,288 (27.16%)


Dumfries
[S] Liberal hold
Dr J HunterLiberal26,87377.74%
JS PatersonLabour7,69322.26%

Electorate: 44,564; Total vote: 34,566; Turnout: 77.56%;
Majority: 19,180 (55.49%)


Dundee (2)
[S] 1 Liberal gain, 1 Conservative gain
DM FootLiberal52,04829.63%
Miss F HorsbrughConservative48,55627.64%
M MarcusLabour32,57318.54%
E ScrymgeourScottish Prohibition Party32,22918.35%
R StewartCommunist10,264 5.84%

Electorate: 109,272; Total vote: 175,670; Turnout: 80.38%;
Majority: 15,983 (9.10%)


Dunfermline
[S] Liberal National gain
J WallaceLiberal National16,86357.93%
WM WatsonLabour12,24742.07%

Electorate: 36,299; Total vote: 29,110; Turnout: 80.20%;
Majority: 4,616 (15.86%)


Durham
[E] Liberal gain
W McKeagLiberal17,40650.39%
J RitsonLabour17,13649.61%

Electorate: 41,282; Total vote: 34,542; Turnout: 83.67%;
Majority: 270 (0.78%)


Ealing
[E] Conservative hold
Sir F SandersonConservative32,79282.71%
JW MaycockLabour6,85717.29%

Electorate: 53,153; Total vote: 39,649; Turnout: 74.59%;
Majority: 25,935 (65.41%)


Eastbourne
[E] Conservative hold
E MarjoribanksConservative31,24085.31%
AJ MarshallLabour5,37914.69%

Electorate: 50,956; Total vote: 36,619; Turnout: 71.86%;
Majority: 25,861 (70.62%)

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