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
Macclesfield — MerionethMerthyr Tydfil — Newark
Macclesfield
[E] Conservative win
AV HarveyConservative25,78150.93%
F BlackburnLabour19,21937.97%
CF DoncasterLiberal5,62111.10%

Electorate: 56,609; Turnout: 89.42%;
Majority: 6,562 (12.96%)


Maidstone
[E] Conservative win
AC BossomConservative25,00851.11%
HA WhiteLabour18,37737.56%
TF RiceLiberal5,54611.33%

Electorate: 59,835; Turnout: 81.78%;
Majority: 6,631 (13.55%)


Maldon
[E] Labour win
TEN DribergLabour20,56747.53%
A MoodyConservative18,84343.55%
ED AbernethyLiberal3,8598.92%

Electorate: 50,220; Turnout: 86.16%;
Majority: 1,724 (3.98%)


Manchester Ardwick
[E] Labour win
LM LeverLabour22,62855.84%
E HodsonConservative17,89544.16%

Electorate: 49,732; Turnout: 81.48%;
Majority: 4,733 (11.68%)


Manchester Blackley
[E] Labour win
J DiamondLabour21,39242.26%
R JamiesonConservative21,35042.18%
HD MooreLiberal7,31714.45%
B AinleyCommunist5621.11%

Electorate: 59,096; Turnout: 85.66%;
Majority: 42 (0.08%)


Manchester Cheetham
[E] Labour win
NH LeverLabour22,01257.95%
KA Quas-CohenConservative12,18132.07%
B McManusLiberal3,7949.99%

Electorate: 47,786; Turnout: 79.49%;
Majority: 9,831 (25.88%)


Manchester Clayton
[E] Labour win
H ThorneycroftLabour29,12863.02%
DH BroomeConservative14,80032.02%
H WallsLiberal2,2954.97%

Electorate: 55,859; Turnout: 82.75%;
Majority: 14,328 (31.00%)


Manchester Exchange
[E] Labour win
WD GriffithsLabour18,33554.14%
RS HarperConservative13,71640.50%
J CooperLiberal1,8125.35%

Electorate: 45,285; Turnout: 74.78%;
Majority: 4,619 (13.64%)


Manchester Gorton
[E] Labour win
WH OldfieldLabour28,08855.18%
J WattsConservative18,56436.47%
AM CaplinLiberal3,3776.63%
S AbbottCommunist8731.72%

Electorate: 59,541; Turnout: 85.49%;
Majority: 9,524 (18.71%)


Manchester Moss Side
[E] Conservative win
F HorsbrughConservative25,34756.68%
RW CasasolaLabour16,76937.50%
EP AtkinLiberal2,6075.83%

Electorate: 56,849; Turnout: 78.67%;
Majority: 8,578 (19.18%)


Manchester Withington
[E] Conservative win
FW CundiffConservative22,81752.32%
LT WrightLabour14,20632.57%
LF BehrensLiberal6,59115.11%

Electorate: 51,124; Turnout: 85.31%;
Majority: 8,611 (19.74%)


Manchester Wythenshawe
[E] Conservative win
E HillConservative22,77549.34%
CW BridgesLabour17,19137.24%
E NobleLiberal5,60712.15%
F DeanCommunist5881.27%

Electorate: 54,851; Turnout: 84.16%;
Majority: 5,584 (12.10%)


Mansfield
[E] Labour win
HB TaylorLabour36,22466.65%
HL MilliardConservative12,49522.99%
CHP RobinsonLiberal5,1459.47%
WL EllisCommunist4820.89%

Electorate: 63,315; Turnout: 85.83%;
Majority: 23,729 (43.66%)


Melton
[E] Conservative win
A NuttingConservative26,17751.01%
A CrawfordLabour19,62138.24%
WH KirbyLiberal5,51810.75%

Electorate: 58,676; Turnout: 87.46%;
Majority: 6,556 (12.78%)


Merioneth
[W] unchanged:
EO RobertsLiberal9,64738.86%
O ParryLabour8,57734.55%
JF Williams-WynneConservative3,84615.49%
G EvansWelsh Nationalist2,75411.09%

Electorate: 27,941; Turnout: 88.84%;
Majority: 1,070 (4.31%)

Merthyr Tydfil
[W] Labour win
SO DaviesLabour29,21078.91%
LF HaddrillConservative6,29417.00%
T MorganInd Welsh Nationalist1,5114.08%

Electorate: 43,156; Turnout: 85.77%;
Majority: 22,916 (61.91%)


Merton & Morden
[E] Conservative win
RED RyderConservative23,92848.72%
AMF PalmerLabour21,13543.03%
RI DouglasLiberal4,0558.26%

Electorate: 55,749; Turnout: 88.11%;
Majority: 2,793 (5.69%)


Middlesbrough East
[E] Labour win
H MarquandLabour29,18562.77%
A EdwardsConservative12,40226.67%
WS Russell ThomasLiberal4,5409.76%
N LevyCommunist3670.79%

Electorate: 56,086; Turnout: 82.90%;
Majority: 16,783 (36.10%)


Middlesbrough West
[E] Labour win
G CooperLabour21,59346.31%
L WrightConservative17,76038.09%
P FothergillLiberal7,27315.60%

Electorate: 53,951; Turnout: 86.42%;
Majority: 3,833 (8.22%)


Middleton & Prestwich
[E] Conservative win
EE GatesConservative24,52150.25%
CS HilditchLabour16,71634.25%
E HarrisonLiberal7,56415.50%

Electorate: 56,175; Turnout: 86.87%;
Majority: 7,805 (15.99%)


Midlothian & Peebles
[S] Labour win
DJ PrydeLabour26,96652.76%
F HorsbrughConservative19,77838.70%
WW GilmourLiberal4,3658.54%

Electorate: 61,668; Turnout: 82.88%;
Majority: 7,188 (14.06%)


Mitcham
[E] unchanged:
LR CarrConservative31,88150.77%
T BraddockLabour27,05543.08%
D PageLiberal3,8646.15%

Electorate: 73,160; Turnout: 85.84%;
Majority: 4,826 (7.68%)


Monmouth
[W] Conservative win
GEP ThorneycroftConservative21,95655.33%
GP ThomasLabour17,72544.67%

Electorate: 47,725; Turnout: 83.15%;
Majority: 4,231 (10.66%)


Montgomery
[W] unchanged:
E Clement DaviesLiberal14,40150.03%
H WestConservative7,62126.48%
JD WilliamsLabour6,76023.49%

Electorate: 32,372; Turnout: 88.91%;
Majority: 6,780 (23.56%)


Moray & Nairn
[S] unchanged:
J StuartConservative15,47859.85%
R MurrayLabour10,38340.15%

Electorate: 34,664; Turnout: 74.60%;
Majority: 5,095 (19.70%)


Morecambe & Lonsdale
[E] Conservative win
I FraserConservative28,04160.26%
A GaskellLabour12,76827.44%
G LeemingLiberal5,72312.30%

Electorate: 55,079; Turnout: 84.48%;
Majority: 15,273 (32.82%)


Morpeth
[E] Labour win
RJ TaylorLabour27,54871.51%
T TurnbullConservative10,97328.49%

Electorate: 44,507; Turnout: 86.55%;
Majority: 16,575 (43.03%)


Motherwell
[S] Labour win
A AndersonLabour22,60854.23%
A RobertsonConservative14,18334.02%
RD McIntyreScottish Nationalist3,8929.34%
R HendersonCommunist1,0072.42%

Electorate: 49,326; Turnout: 84.52%;
Majority: 8,425 (20.21%)


Neath
[W] Labour win
DJ WilliamsLabour33,03472.97%
JC HopeConservative6,22513.75%
O Vaughan JonesLiberal4,4259.78%
A ThomasCommunist1,5843.50%

Electorate: 51,720; Turnout: 87.53%;
Majority: 26,809 (59.22%)


Nelson & Colne
[E] unchanged:
SS SilvermanLabour25,35854.56%
A GreenConservative21,11645.44%

Electorate: 52,646; Turnout: 88.28%;
Majority: 4,242 (9.13%)


Newark
[E] Labour win
G DeerLabour28,95954.20%
S ShephardConservative21,52240.28%
EH PickeringLiberal2,9505.52%

Electorate: 60,660; Turnout: 88.08%;
Majority: 7,437 (13.92%)

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