UK General Election results October 1959

8th October 1959
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The region in which each constituency is situated is indicated in square brackets
Aberavon — Angus North & MearnsAngus South — Banbury
Aberavon
[W] Labour hold
J MorrisLabour30,39765.76%
REG HoweConservative12,75927.60%
IM LewisPlaid Cymru3,066 6.63%

Electorate: 56,316; Turnout: 82.08%;
Majority: 17,638 (38.16%)


Aberdare
[W] Labour hold
AR ProbertLabour30,88975.63%
B McGlynnConservative6,58416.12%
KP ThomasPlaid Cymru3,367 8.24%

Electorate: 49,124; Turnout: 83.14%;
Majority: 24,305 (59.51%)


Aberdeen North
[S] Labour hold
HSJ HughesLabour32,79364.43%
J Stewart-CkarkConservative15,13729.74%
WA MilneScottish National2,964 5.82%

Electorate: 66,351; Turnout: 76.70%;
Majority: 17,656 (34.69%)


Aberdeen South
[S] Conservative hold
Lady TweedsmuirConservative25,47153.76%
PM DoigLabour17,34936.62%
ET DangerfieldLiberal4,558 9.62%

Electorate: 58,086; Turnout: 81.57%;
Majority: 8,122 (17.14%)


Aberdeenshire East
[S] Conservative hold
P Wolrige-GordonConservative18,98263.35%
JB UrquhartLabour10,98036.65%

Electorate: 44,628; Turnout: 67.14%;
Majority: 8,002 (26.71%)


Aberdeenshire West
[S] Conservative hold
AF HendryConservative22,93768.51%
W KempLabour10,54231.49%

Electorate: 46,429; Turnout: 72.11%;
Majority: 12,395 (37.02%)


Abertillery
[W] Labour hold
L WilliamsLabour26,93185.03%
RJ MaddocksConservative4,74014.97%

Electorate: 38,674; Turnout: 81.89%;
Majority: 22,191 (70.07%)


Abingdon
[E] Conservative hold
AMS NeaveConservative27,94354.19%
P PicardLabour16,97132.91%
VI PerlLiberal6,65112.90%

Electorate: 63,844; Turnout: 80.77%;
Majority: 10,972 (21.28%)


Accrington
[E] Labour hold
H HyndLabour22,24250.68%
M HenryConservative21,64249.32%

Electorate: 49,933; Turnout: 87.89%;
Majority: 600 (1.37%)


Acton
[E] Conservative gain
PW HollandConservative19,35851.22%
JA SparksLabour18,43848.78%

Electorate: 46,835; Turnout: 80.70%;
Majority: 920 (2.43%)


Aldershot
[E] Conservative hold
E ErringtonConservative25,16158.36%
RE BrooksLabour12,27028.46%
E LakemanLiberal5,67913.17%

Electorate: 56,820; Turnout: 75.87%;
Majority: 12,891 (29.90%)


Altrincham & Sale
[E] Conservative hold
FJ ErrollConservative29,99256.01%
N AtkinsonLabour14,14126.41%
DF BurdenLiberal9,41517.58%

Electorate: 64,860; Turnout: 82.56%;
Majority: 15,851 (29.60%)


Anglesey
[W] Labour hold
C HughesLabour13,24947.03%
OM RobertsConservative7,00524.87%
RT JonesPlaid Cymru4,12114.63%
RG LloydLiberal3,79613.47%

Electorate: 36,281; Turnout: 77.65%;
Majority: 6,244 (22.16%)


Angus North & Mearns
[S] Liberal & Conservative hold
C Thornton-KemsleyLib & Conservative17,53667.39%
R HughesLabour8,48632.61%

Electorate: 36,513; Turnout: 71.27%;
Majority: 9,050 (34.78%)

Angus South
[S] Liberal & Conservative hold
J DuncanLib & Conservative19,43557.08%
GY MackieLiberal8,13923.90%
JL StewartLabour6,47719.02%

Electorate: 44,840; Turnout: 75.94%;
Majority: 11,296 (33.17%)


Antrim North
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
H ClarkUlster Unionist42,80794.94%
J DouganSinn Fein2,280 5.06%

Electorate: 69,880; Turnout: 64.52%;
Majority: 40,527 (89.89%)


Antrim South
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
SK CunninghamUlster Unionist52,78695.06%
M TraynorSinn Fein2,745 4.94%

Electorate: 93,634; Turnout: 59.31%;
Majority: 50,041 (90.11%)


Argyll
[S] Conservative hold
MAC NobleConservative16,59958.40%
D NisbetLabour7,35625.88%
GE NoelLiberal4,46915.72%

Electorate: 40,015; Turnout: 71.03%;
Majority: 9,243 (32.52%)


Armagh
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
JE MaginnisUlster Unionist40,32585.53%
J LynchSinn Fein6,82314.47%

Electorate: 73,416; Turnout: 64.22%;
Majority: 33,502 (71.06%)


Arundel & Shoreham
[E] Conservative hold
HB KerbyConservative37,03464.01%
AL BellLabour12,74522.03%
AL FordLiberal8,08113.97%

Electorate: 75,601; Turnout: 76.53%;
Majority: 24,289 (41.98%)


Ashfield
[E] Labour hold
WN WarbeyLabour35,43270.69%
JGW SandysConservative14,69029.31%

Electorate: 61,139; Turnout: 81.98%;
Majority: 20,742 (41.38%)


Ashford
[E] Conservative hold
WF DeedesConservative25,38362.88%
RG WardLabour14,98337.12%

Electorate: 52,097; Turnout: 77.48%;
Majority: 10,400 (25.76%)


Ashton-under-Lyne
[E] Labour hold
H RhodesLabour25,99152.80%
R HorrocksConservative23,23947.20%

Electorate: 60,706; Turnout: 81.10%;
Majority: 2,752 (5.59%)


Aylesbury
[E] Conservative hold
GS SummersConservative22,50451.20%
H GrayLabour13,54930.83%
HL FryLiberal7,89717.97%

Electorate: 54,089; Turnout: 81.25%;
Majority: 8,955 (20.38%)


Ayr
[S] Conservative hold
TCR MooreConservative19,65954.67%
A EadieLabour16,30345.33%

Electorate: 45,444; Turnout: 79.13%;
Majority: 3,356 (9.33%)


Ayrshire Central
[S] Labour gain
AC ManuelLabour21,90151.99%
LLS NairnConservative20,22548.01%

Electorate: 48,596; Turnout: 86.69%;
Majority: 1,676 (3.98%)


Ayrshire North & Bute
[S] Conservative hold
F MacleanConservative20,27062.39%
D LambieLabour12,21837.61%

Electorate: 44,291; Turnout: 73.35%;
Majority: 8,052 (24.78%)


Ayrshire South
[S] Labour hold
E HughesLabour24,77463.72%
WH HunterConservative14,10536.28%

Electorate: 48,063; Turnout: 80.89%;
Majority: 10,669 (27.44%)


Banbury
[E] Conservative hold
HN MartenConservative26,41350.61%
DJ BuckleLabour19,69937.75%
K ColmanLiberal6,07411.64%

Electorate: 64,414; Turnout: 81.02%;
Majority: 6,714 (12.87%)

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