UK General Election results May 1955

26th May 1955
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The region in which each constituency is situated is indicated in square brackets
Cambridge — CheadleChelmsford — Cirencester & Tewkesbury
Cambridge
[E] Conservative hold
HW KerrConservative27,05957.56%
AL SymondsLabour19,95342.44%

Electorate: 59,868; Turnout: 78.53%;
Majority: 7,106 (15.12%)


Cambridgeshire
[E] Conservative hold
SG HowardConservative25,02554.31%
HDLG WalstonLabour21,05145.69%

Electorate: 58,518; Turnout: 78.74%;
Majority: 3,974 (8.62%)


Cannock
[E] Labour win
J LeeLabour26,67759.21%
JHR NeweyLib & Conservative18,37940.79%

Electorate: 58,553; Turnout: 76.95%;
Majority: 8,298 (18.42%)


Canterbury
[E] Conservative hold
LM ThomasConservative28,73966.55%
RG WardLabour14,44433.45%

Electorate: 59,431; Turnout: 72.66%;
Majority: 14,295 (33.10%)


Cardiff North
[W] Conservative hold
DT LlewellynConservative29,40959.25%
L AbseLabour20,22440.75%

Electorate: 61,352; Turnout: 80.90%;
Majority: 9,185 (18.51%)


Cardiff South East
[W] Labour hold
LJ CallaghanLabour25,72253.36%
MHA RobertsConservative22,48246.64%

Electorate: 60,767; Turnout: 79.33%;
Majority: 3,240 (6.72%)


Cardiff West
[W] Labour hold
G ThomasLabour26,04255.27%
E SimonsConservative21,08044.73%

Electorate: 61,446; Turnout: 76.69%;
Majority: 4,962 (10.53%)


Cardigan
[W] Liberal hold
ER BowenLiberal18,90765.20%
D Jones-DaviesLabour10,09034.80%

Electorate: 39,902; Turnout: 72.67%;
Majority: 8,817 (30.41%)


Carlisle
[E] Conservative gain
DM JohnsonConservative20,07150.47%
A HargreavesLabour19,70149.53%

Electorate: 48,324; Turnout: 82.30%;
Majority: 370 (0.93%)


Carlton
[E] Conservative hold
KWM PickthornConservative27,52157.12%
FB PatonLabour20,66442.88%

Electorate: 59,479; Turnout: 81.01%;
Majority: 6,857 (14.23%)


Carmarthen
[W] Liberal win
R Hopkin MorrisLiberal24,41049.49%
J EvansLabour21,07742.73%
JE DaviesWelsh Nationalist3,835 7.78%

Electorate: 57,956; Turnout: 85.10%;
Majority: 3,333 (6.76%)


Carshalton
[E] Conservative hold
AH HeadConservative30,42955.70%
HR ColeLabour18,92434.64%
JHG BrowneLiberal5,277 9.66%

Electorate: 67,555; Turnout: 80.87%;
Majority: 11,505 (21.06%)


Cheadle
[E] Conservative hold
WS ShepherdConservative30,94062.30%
HV StoneLabour10,96622.08%
RA PalmerLiberal7,75615.62%

Electorate: 61,626; Turnout: 80.59%;
Majority: 19,974 (40.22%)

Chelmsford
[E] Conservative win
H AshtonConservative25,45055.63%
BFC FloudLabour20,30144.37%

Electorate: 55,920; Turnout: 81.82%;
Majority: 5,149 (11.25%)


Chelsea
[E] Conservative hold
AHP NobleConservative23,59873.41%
SG FordyceLabour8,54626.59%

Electorate: 49,049; Turnout: 65.53%;
Majority: 15,052 (46.83%)


Cheltenham
[E] Conservative hold
WWH BeachConservative24,25959.32%
J FinniganLabour16,63840.68%

Electorate: 51,491; Turnout: 79.43%;
Majority: 7,621 (18.63%)


Chertsey
[E] Conservative hold
L HealdConservative23,02161.10%
RH EdwardsLabour14,65638.90%

Electorate: 48,812; Turnout: 77.19%;
Majority: 8,365 (22.20%)


Chester
[E] Conservative hold
BE NieldConservative24,90556.66%
JM ForresterLabour13,90331.63%
JDS LlewellynLiberal5,14511.71%

Electorate: 56,452; Turnout: 77.86%;
Majority: 11,002 (25.03%)


Chesterfield
[E] Labour hold
G BensonLabour29,60257.65%
F HadfieldConservative & Nat Lib21,74842.35%

Electorate: 64,250; Turnout: 79.92%;
Majority: 7,854 (15.30%)


Chester-le-Street
[E] Labour hold
P BartleyLabour32,32376.29%
DA WrightConservative10,04723.71%

Electorate: 53,247; Turnout: 79.57%;
Majority: 22,276 (52.57%)


Chichester
[E] Conservative hold
LW Joynson-HicksConservative30,85770.79%
M JonesLabour12,73529.21%

Electorate: 60,712; Turnout: 71.80%;
Majority: 18,122 (41.57%)


Chigwell
[E] Conservative win
JA Biggs-DavisonConservative19,50352.52%
D ClarkLabour17,62847.48%

Electorate: 46,583; Turnout: 79.71%;
Majority: 1,875 (5.05%)


Chippenham
[E] Conservative hold
D EcclesConservative20,84751.73%
WJ SmithLabour14,15235.12%
AR BraybrookeLiberal5,29813.15%

Electorate: 50,278; Turnout: 80.15%;
Majority: 6,695 (16.61%)


Chislehurst
[E] Conservative win
MP Hornsby-SmithConservative24,51449.75%
GD WallaceLabour20,64441.89%
DC BlackburnLiberal4,120 8.36%

Electorate: 58,063; Turnout: 84.87%;
Majority: 3,870 (7.85%)


Chorley
[E] Labour win
C KenyonLabour24,99451.38%
AGF Hall-DavisConservative23,65648.62%

Electorate: 57,700; Turnout: 84.32%;
Majority: 1,338 (2.75%)


Cirencester & Tewkesbury
[E] Conservative win
WS MorrisonConservative25,37267.18%
DC CoxInd Labour12,39432.82%

Electorate: 55,305; Turnout: 68.29%;
Majority: 12,978 (34.36%)

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