% UK General Election results: October 1959 [Archive]

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
Cambridge — CheadleChelmsford — Cirencester & Tewkesbury
Cambridge
[E] Conservative hold
WH KerrConservative24,35051.06%
RMD DaviesLabour17,54336.79%
AG de MontmorencyLiberal5,79212.15%

Electorate: 59,745; Turnout: 79.81%;
Majority: 6,807 (14.27%)


Cambridgeshire
[E] Conservative hold
SG HowardConservative27,40757.90%
W RoyleLabour19,92842.10%

Electorate: 60,698; Turnout: 77.98%;
Majority: 7,479 (15.80%)


Cannock
[E] Labour hold
J LeeLabour29,62456.85%
PH LuggConservative & Lib22,48543.15%

Electorate: 65,472; Turnout: 79.59%;
Majority: 7,139 (13.70%)


Canterbury
[E] Conservative hold
LM ThomasConservative30,84666.20%
GE PetersLabour15,74633.80%

Electorate: 62,011; Turnout: 75.14%;
Majority: 15,100 (32.41%)


Cardiff North
[W] Conservative hold
DS BoxConservative28,73757.76%
GS VinerLabour18,05436.29%
EP RobertsPlaid Cymru2,553 5.13%
SG WorthInd408 0.82%

Electorate: 59,986; Turnout: 82.94%;
Majority: 10,683 (21.47%)


Cardiff South East
[W] Labour hold
LJ CallaghanLabour26,91550.82%
MHA RobertsConservative26,04749.18%

Electorate: 64,574; Turnout: 82.02%;
Majority: 868 (1.64%)


Cardiff West
[W] Labour hold
TG ThomasLabour25,39053.29%
AL HallinanConservative22,25846.71%

Electorate: 59,524; Turnout: 80.05%;
Majority: 3,132 (6.57%)


Cardigan
[W] Liberal hold
RE BowenLiberal17,86858.96%
LR HughesLabour8,55928.24%
GW EvansPlaid Cymru3,88012.80%

Electorate: 38,878; Turnout: 77.95%;
Majority: 9,309 (30.72%)


Carlisle
[E] Conservative hold
DM JohnsonConservative21,94852.38%
A HargreavesLabour19,95047.62%

Electorate: 49,519; Turnout: 84.61%;
Majority: 1,998 (4.77%)


Carlton
[E] Conservative hold
KWM PickthornConservative30,72257.57%
P MyersLabour22,64542.43%

Electorate: 64,554; Turnout: 82.67%;
Majority: 8,077 (15.13%)


Carmarthen
[W] Labour hold
M Lloyd GeorgeLabour23,39947.89%
AT DaviesLiberal16,76634.32%
JB EvansConservative6,14712.58%
HH RobertsPlaid Cymru2,545 5.21%

Electorate: 57,195; Turnout: 85.42%;
Majority: 6,633 (13.58%)


Carshalton
[E] Conservative hold
AH HeadConservative30,45453.99%
JH PowellLabour17,21030.51%
JHG BrowneLiberal8,74415.50%

Electorate: 68,391; Turnout: 82.48%;
Majority: 13,244 (23.48%)


Cheadle
[E] Conservative hold
WS ShepherdConservative32,78754.98%
RN CussLiberal15,46925.94%
CR MorrisLabour11,37319.07%

Electorate: 71,205; Turnout: 83.74%;
Majority: 17,318 (29.04%)

Chelmsford
[E] Conservative hold
H AshtonConservative29,99259.85%
BR ClaphamLabour20,12440.15%

Electorate: 61,630; Turnout: 81.32%;
Majority: 9,868 (19.69%)


Chelsea
[E] Conservative hold
JSS LitchfieldConservative20,98567.79%
L GoldstoneLabour6,30820.38%
KG WellingsLiberal3,66211.83%

Electorate: 47,085; Turnout: 65.74%;
Majority: 14,677 (47.41%)


Cheltenham
[E] Conservative hold
WWH BeachConservative21,99750.98%
KG PendseLabour12,72529.49%
GG WatsonLiberal8,42819.53%

Electorate: 52,946; Turnout: 81.50%;
Majority: 9,272 (21.49%)


Chertsey
[E] Conservative hold
LF HealdConservative24,83656.28%
JS BarrLabour14,15032.06%
AR MayneLiberal5,14611.66%

Electorate: 55,609; Turnout: 79.36%;
Majority: 10,686 (24.21%)


Chester
[E] Conservative hold
JM TempleConservative27,84761.42%
L Carter-JonesLabour17,49238.58%

Electorate: 57,617; Turnout: 78.69%;
Majority: 10,355 (22.84%)


Chesterfield
[E] Labour hold
G BensonLabour30,53456.57%
JA LemkinConservative & Nat Lib17,08431.65%
GR Smedley-StevensonLiberal6,36011.78%

Electorate: 65,270; Turnout: 82.70%;
Majority: 13,450 (24.92%)


Chester-le-Street
[E] Labour hold
N PentlandLabour33,90175.78%
W Rees-MoggConservative10,83824.22%

Electorate: 53,884; Turnout: 83.03%;
Majority: 23,063 (51.55%)


Chichester
[E] Conservative hold
WH LoveysConservative30,75565.14%
JS SpoonerLabour9,54620.22%
J NewmanLiberal6,91314.64%

Electorate: 63,958; Turnout: 73.82%;
Majority: 21,209 (44.92%)


Chigwell
[E] Conservative hold
JA Biggs-DavisonConservative23,42256.74%
AS HarmanLabour17,86043.26%

Electorate: 50,213; Turnout: 82.21%;
Majority: 5,562 (13.47%)


Chippenham
[E] Conservative hold
DM EcclesConservative21,69652.07%
RW PortusLabour12,91130.99%
JC HallLiberal7,05916.94%

Electorate: 51,923; Turnout: 80.25%;
Majority: 8,785 (21.08%)


Chislehurst
[E] Conservative hold
MP Hornsby-SmithConservative25,74850.31%
M ReidLabour19,06937.26%
DC BlackburnLiberal6,36612.44%

Electorate: 59,646; Turnout: 85.81%;
Majority: 6,679 (13.05%)


Chorley
[E] Labour hold
C KenyonLabour25,64150.67%
FH TaylorConservative24,96549.33%

Electorate: 59,086; Turnout: 85.65%;
Majority: 676 (1.34%)


Cirencester & Tewkesbury
[E] Conservative hold
N RidleyConservative28,16963.33%
JM BowyerLabour16,31436.67%

Electorate: 58,099; Turnout: 76.56%;
Majority: 11,855 (26.65%)

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