UK General Election results February 1950

23rd February 1950
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The region in which each constituency is situated is indicated in square brackets
Derbyshire South East — Down SouthDudley East — Eastbourne
Derbyshire South East
[E] Labour win
AJ ChampionLabour30,03949.06%
JC JenningsConservative24,78940.49%
M JamesLiberal6,39610.45%

Electorate: 70,423; Turnout: 86.94%;
Majority: 5,250 (8.58%)


Derbyshire West
[E] Conservative win
EB WakefieldConservative20,01551.90%
N GrattonLabour13,47834.95%
GF StrangeLiberal5,07013.15%

Electorate: 44,069; Turnout: 87.51%;
Majority: 6,537 (16.95%)


Devizes
[E] Conservative win
C HollisConservative17,40145.26%
WE CaveLabour16,21642.18%
R AstonLiberal4,83212.57%

Electorate: 46,826; Turnout: 82.11%;
Majority: 1,185 (3.08%)


Devon North
[E] Conservative win
CHM PetoConservative17,72446.33%
G NaylorLiberal11,64030.43%
WA BakerLabour8,89223.24%

Electorate: 44,646; Turnout: 85.69%;
Majority: 6,084 (15.90%)


Dewsbury
[E] Labour win
WT PalingLabour29,34153.60%
JE RamsdenConservative18,07633.02%
GG SlackLiberal7,32313.38%

Electorate: 62,259; Turnout: 87.92%;
Majority: 11,265 (20.58%)


Doncaster
[E] Labour win
RJ GunterLabour24,44950.91%
APL BarberConservative23,57149.09%

Electorate: 56,014; Turnout: 85.73%;
Majority: 878 (1.83%)


Don Valley
[E] Labour win
T WilliamsLabour39,78973.99%
D GrahamConservative12,98224.14%
S TaylorCommunist1,0071.87%

Electorate: 61,312; Turnout: 87.71%;
Majority: 26,807 (49.85%)


Dorking
[E] Conservative win
GC ToucheConservative22,09659.18%
JD RichardLabour11,11429.77%
G FrancisLiberal4,12811.06%

Electorate: 44,774; Turnout: 83.39%;
Majority: 10,982 (29.41%)


Dorset North
[E] Conservative win
RF CrouchConservative15,32443.34%
F ByersLiberal15,22743.07%
T GriffithLabour4,80713.60%

Electorate: 41,591; Turnout: 85.01%;
Majority: 97 (0.27%)


Dorset South
[E] Conservative win
Visc HinchingbrookeConservative20,01445.51%
FN StaceyLabour17,47139.73%
WTR RawsonLiberal6,48914.76%

Electorate: 52,117; Turnout: 84.38%;
Majority: 2,543 (5.78%)


Dorset West
[E] Conservative win
SW DigbyConservative18,77151.75%
CJ KaneLabour11,96733.00%
G CameronLiberal5,53115.25%

Electorate: 43,202; Turnout: 83.95%;
Majority: 6,804 (18.76%)


Dover
[E] Conservative win
JS ArbuthnotConservative25,64049.01%
WJ OwenLabour23,33144.59%
BE GoldstoneLiberal2,8735.49%
R MorrisonCommunist4740.91%

Electorate: 60,999; Turnout: 85.77%;
Majority: 2,309 (4.41%)


Down North
[N] Ulster Unionist win
W SmilesUlster Unionist41,81079.42%
AH McElroyLabour10,83620.58%

Electorate: 77,315; Turnout: 68.09%;
Majority: 30,974 (58.83%)


Down South
[N] Ulster Unionist win
LPS OrrUlster Unionist38,50863.46%
J MacgouganIrish Labour22,17636.54%

Electorate: 78,790; Turnout: 77.02%;
Majority: 16,332 (26.91%)

Droylsden
[E] Labour win
GS WoodsLabour25,23848.70%
EST JohnsonConservative21,10240.72%
HK ArmitageLiberal5,48310.58%

Electorate: 59,077; Turnout: 87.72%;
Majority: 4,136 (7.98%)


Dudley
[E] Labour win
GEC WiggLabour32,85654.62%
RA FarranConservative19,82532.96%
BS WhiteLiberal7,47012.42%

Electorate: 69,275; Turnout: 86.83%;
Majority: 13,031 (21.66%)


Dulwich
[E] Labour win
WF VernonLabour25,51146.70%
RCD JenkinsConservative24,18644.28%
P BakerLiberal4,9299.02%

Electorate: 65,573; Turnout: 83.31%;
Majority: 1,325 (2.43%)


Dumfries
[S] National Liberal & Conservative win
N MacphersonNat Lib & Conservative26,26859.31%
HS WilsonLabour18,02540.69%

Electorate: 56,350; Turnout: 78.60%;
Majority: 8,243 (18.61%)


Dunbartonshire East
[S] Labour win
D KirkwoodLabour25,94352.66%
WSI WhitelawConservative21,36743.37%
CE ForresterLiberal1,9523.96%

Electorate: 57,307; Turnout: 85.96%;
Majority: 4,576 (9.29%)


Dunbartonshire West
[S] Labour win
AS McKinlayLabour20,39849.29%
RA AllanConservative19,78547.81%
F HartCommunist1,1982.90%

Electorate: 48,422; Turnout: 85.46%;
Majority: 613 (1.48%)


Dundee East
[S] Labour win
TF CookLabour26,00553.34%
J HendersonNat Lib & Conservative21,65844.42%
D BowmanCommunist1,0932.24%

Electorate: 55,030; Turnout: 88.60%;
Majority: 4,347 (8.92%)


Dundee West
[S] Labour win
EJStL StracheyLabour28,38653.50%
H Scrymgeour-WedderburnConservative & Nat Lib23,68544.64%
CJ CanningLiberal9861.86%

Electorate: 60,238; Turnout: 88.08%;
Majority: 4,701 (8.86%)


Dunfermline
[S] Labour win
J ClunieLabour23,64161.23%
S KerrNat Lib & Conservative14,96738.77%

Electorate: 46,014; Turnout: 83.90%;
Majority: 8,674 (22.47%)


Durham
[E] Labour win
CF GreyLabour36,02468.06%
HCR LaslettConservative16,90331.94%

Electorate: 60,814; Turnout: 87.03%;
Majority: 19,121 (36.13%)


Durham North West
[E] Labour win
JD MurrayLabour31,08469.67%
J QuigleyConservative13,53030.33%

Electorate: 51,563; Turnout: 86.52%;
Majority: 17,554 (39.35%)


Ealing North
[E] Labour win
JH HudsonLabour24,15747.59%
ES OlsenConservative21,75342.85%
E HollowayLiberal4,8559.56%

Electorate: 57,671; Turnout: 88.03%;
Majority: 2,404 (4.74%)


Ealing South
[E] Conservative win
AEU MaudeConservative28,29956.65%
J NearyLabour17,09734.23%
B CornLiberal4,5559.12%

Electorate: 58,944; Turnout: 84.74%;
Majority: 11,202 (22.43%)


Easington
[E] Labour win
E ShinwellLabour38,36781.05%
CA MacfarlaneConservative8,97218.95%

Electorate: 53,984; Turnout: 87.69%;
Majority: 29,395 (62.09%)


Eastbourne
[E] Conservative win
CS TaylorConservative35,42559.54%
R GrovesLabour18,30430.77%
CLHD BateLiberal5,7669.69%

Electorate: 69,932; Turnout: 85.08%;
Majority: 17,121 (28.78%)

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