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
Rhondda East — RoytonRugby — Sevenoaks
Rhondda East
[W] Labour hold
Lt-Col D Watts-MorganLabour22,08668.07%
A HornerCommunist10,35931.93%

Electorate: 44,039; Total vote: 32,445; Turnout: 73.67%;
Majority: 11,727 (36.14%)


Rhondda West
[W] Labour hold
W JohnLabour23,02484.28%
JL DaviesCommunist4,29615.72%

Electorate: 40,950; Total vote: 27,320; Turnout: 66.72%;
Majority: 18,728 (68.55%)


Richmond (Surrey)
[E] Conservative hold
Sir N MooreConservative35,33384.54%
JL ThomsonLabour6,46015.46%

Electorate: 58,070; Total vote: 41,793; Turnout: 71.97%;
Majority: 28,873 (69.09%)


Richmond (Yorks)
[E] Conservative hold
Maj TL DugdaleConservativeUnopposed—%

Electorate: 45,951; Turnout: —%;
Majority: — (—%)


Ripon
[E] Conservative hold
Maj JW HillsConservative37,89888.09%
RJ HallLabour5,12511.91%

Electorate: 58,381; Total vote: 43,023; Turnout: 73.69%;
Majority: 32,773 (76.18%)


Rochdale
[E] Conservative gain
Maj TE JessonConservative25,34645.06%
WT KellyLabour18,32932.59%
GE DoddsLiberal12,57222.35%

Electorate: 63,351; Total vote: 56,247; Turnout: 88.79%;
Majority: 7,017 (12.48%)


Romford
[E] Conservative gain
WG HutchisonConservative50,09761.46%
HT MuggeridgeLabour31,41038.54%

Electorate: 124,795; Total vote: 81,507; Turnout: 65.31%;
Majority: 18,687 (22.93%)


Ross & Cromarty
[S] Liberal National gain
JI MacphersonLiberal NationalUnopposed—%

Electorate: 30,103; Turnout: —%;
Majority: — (—%)


Rossendale
[E] Conservative gain
RH CrossConservative16,20640.08%
WF DeanLiberal13,08932.37%
A LawLabour11,13527.54%

Electorate: 46,163; Total vote: 40,430; Turnout: 87.58%;
Majority: 3,117 (7.71%)


Rotherham
[E] Conservative gain
G HerbertConservative23,59650.82%
FW LindleyLabour22,83449.18%

Electorate: 56,216; Total vote: 46,430; Turnout: 82.59%;
Majority: 762 (1.64%)


Rotherhithe
[E] Conservative gain
Mrs N RungeConservative11,66650.28%
B SmithLabour11,53649.72%

Electorate: 36,111; Total vote: 23,202; Turnout: 64.25%;
Majority: 130 (0.56%)


Rother Valley
[E] Labour hold
TW GrundyLabour26,18562.35%
Lt-Cdr AG OlliverConservative15,81237.65%

Electorate: 54,184; Total vote: 41,997; Turnout: 77.51%;
Majority: 10,373 (24.70%)


Rothwell
[E] Labour hold
W LunnLabour24,89752.87%
Maj CH StringerConservative22,19847.13%

Electorate: 58,974; Total vote: 47,095; Turnout: 79.86%;
Majority: 2,699 (5.73%)


Roxburgh & Selkirk
[S] Conservative hold
Earl of DalkeithConservative21,39455.12%
DE KeirLiberal17,42044.88%

Electorate: 45,975; Total vote: 38,814; Turnout: 84.42%;
Majority: 3,974 (10.24%)


Royton
[E] Conservative hold
H SutcliffeConservative21,04451.20%
RF WalkerLiberal14,14234.41%
G IllingworthLabour5,91314.39%

Electorate: 47,838; Total vote: 41,099; Turnout: 85.91%;
Majority: 6,902 (16.79%)

Rugby
[E] Conservative hold
Capt HDR MargessonConservative24,49369.95%
EJ PayLabour10,52330.05%

Electorate: 44,363; Total vote: 35,016; Turnout: 78.93%;
Majority: 13,970 (39.90%)


Rushcliffe
[E] Conservative hold
Sir HB BettertonConservative36,67072.12%
Mrs FB PatonLabour14,17627.88%

Electorate: 65,362; Total vote: 50,846; Turnout: 77.79%;
Majority: 22,494 (44.24%)


Rutherglen
[S] Conservative gain
HJ MossConservative22,18556.81%
D HardieLabour16,86643.19%

Electorate: 47,848; Total vote: 39,051; Turnout: 81.61%;
Majority: 5,319 (13.62%)


Rutland & Stamford
[E] Conservative hold
NW Smith-CaringtonConservative19,08671.94%
FE ChurchLabour7,44628.06%

Electorate: 35,249; Total vote: 26,532; Turnout: 75.27%;
Majority: 11,640 (43.87%)


Rye
[E] Conservative hold
Sir G CourthopeConservativeUnopposed—%

Electorate: 46,080; Turnout: —%;
Majority: — (—%)


Saffron Walden
[E] Conservative hold
RA ButlerConservative22,50177.67%
SS WilsonLabour6,46822.33%

Electorate: 41,159; Total vote: 28,969; Turnout: 70.38%;
Majority: 16,033 (55.35%)


Salford North
[E] Conservative gain
JP MorrisConservative25,15165.46%
B TillettLabour13,27134.54%

Electorate: 48,675; Total vote: 38,422; Turnout: 78.94%;
Majority: 11,880 (30.92%)


Salford South
[E] Conservative gain
JJ StourtonConservative22,14059.13%
J TooleLabour15,30240.87%

Electorate: 47,784; Total vote: 37,442; Turnout: 78.36%;
Majority: 6,838 (18.26%)


Salford West
[E] Conservative gain
Lt-Com FW AstburyConservative24,08366.16%
AW HaycockLabour12,32033.84%

Electorate: 44,677; Total vote: 36,403; Turnout: 81.48%;
Majority: 11,763 (32.31%)


Salisbury
[E] Conservative hold
Maj JA St GF Despencer-RobertsonConservative23,18976.92%
AB LemonLabour6,95623.08%

Electorate: 41,950; Total vote: 30,145; Turnout: 71.86%;
Majority: 16,233 (53.85%)


Scarborough & Whitby
[E] Conservative hold
Sir P LathamConservative32,02582.97%
PS EastmanLabour6,57517.03%

Electorate: 55,546; Total vote: 38,600; Turnout: 69.49%;
Majority: 25,450 (65.93%)


Scottish Combined Universities (STV:3)
[S] 2 Conservative holds, 1 Liberal hold
J BuchanConservativeUnopposed—%
DM CowanLiberalUnopposed—%
AN SkeltonConservativeUnopposed—%

Electorate: 46,996; Turnout: —%;
Majority: — (—%)


Seaham
[E] National Labour gain
J Ramsay MacDonaldNational Labour28,97855.01%
W CoxonLabour23,02743.71%
G LumleyCommunist677 1.29%

Electorate: 60,795; Total vote: 52,682; Turnout: 86.66%;
Majority: 5,951 (11.30%)


Sedgefield
[E] Conservative gain
R JenningsConservative21,95658.77%
J HerriottsLabour15,40441.23%

Electorate: 44,276; Total vote: 37,360; Turnout: 84.38%;
Majority: 6,552 (17.54%)


Sevenoaks
[E] Conservative hold
Sir E Hilton YoungConservativeUnopposed—%

Electorate: 45,610; Turnout: —%;
Majority: — (—%)

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