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
Derbyshire South East — Down SouthDudley East — Eastbourne
Derbyshire South East
[E] Conservative gain
FLJ JacksonConservative25,37445.54%
AJ ChampionLabour25,36245.52%
T LynchLiberal4,980 8.94%

Electorate: 65,457; Turnout: 85.12%;
Majority: 12 (0.02%)


Derbyshire West
[E] Conservative hold
EB WakefieldConservative22,03461.28%
AE KittsLabour13,92538.72%

Electorate: 43,881; Turnout: 81.95%;
Majority: 8,109 (22.55%)


Devizes
[E] Conservative hold
HP PottConservative20,68251.41%
WE CaveLabour16,84441.87%
J NortonInd Liberal2,707 6.73%

Electorate: 50,779; Turnout: 79.23%;
Majority: 3,838 (9.54%)


Devon North
[E] Liberal gain
JJ ThorpeLiberal15,83142.94%
JL LindsayConservative15,46941.96%
GW PittLabour5,56715.10%

Electorate: 43,486; Turnout: 84.78%;
Majority: 362 (0.98%)


Dewsbury
[E] Labour hold
D GinsburgLabour20,87045.98%
JM FoxConservative17,20137.89%
JM McLuskyLiberal7,32116.13%

Electorate: 54,894; Turnout: 82.69%;
Majority: 3,669 (8.08%)


Doncaster
[E] Conservative hold
APL BarberConservative26,52153.63%
WE GarrettLabour22,93546.37%

Electorate: 58,505; Turnout: 84.53%;
Majority: 3,586 (7.25%)


Don Valley
[E] Labour hold
R KelleyLabour40,93570.92%
GH DodsworthConservative16,78729.08%

Electorate: 68,876; Turnout: 83.81%;
Majority: 24,148 (41.84%)


Dorking
[E] Conservative hold
GC ToucheConservative24,56460.28%
SR MillsLabour9,60523.57%
WS WatsonLiberal6,58216.15%

Electorate: 51,092; Turnout: 79.76%;
Majority: 14,959 (36.71%)


Dorset North
[E] Conservative hold
RH GlynConservative20,25552.74%
JA Emlyn-JonesLiberal11,60430.21%
HJ DutfieldLabour6,54817.05%

Electorate: 46,844; Turnout: 81.99%;
Majority: 8,651 (22.52%)


Dorset South
[E] Conservative hold
Visc. HinchingbrookeConservative22,05049.78%
CF AscherLabour15,35734.67%
LI Norbury-WilliamsLiberal6,88715.55%

Electorate: 56,196; Turnout: 78.82%;
Majority: 6,693 (15.11%)


Dorset West
[E] Conservative hold
KSDW DigbyConservative19,74754.65%
LW KingLabour11,53631.93%
JH GoodenLiberal4,85013.42%

Electorate: 44,109; Turnout: 81.92%;
Majority: 8,211 (22.72%)


Dover
[E] Conservative hold
JS-W ArbuthnotConservative27,93953.08%
HW LeeLabour24,69846.92%

Electorate: 63,512; Turnout: 82.88%;
Majority: 3,241 (6.16%)


Down North
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
GBH CurrieUlster Unionist51,77398.03%
J CampbellSinn Fein1,039 1.97%

Electorate: 89,686; Turnout: 58.89%;
Majority: 50,734 (96.07%)


Down South
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
LPS OrrUlster Unionist36,87584.18%
K O'RourkeSinn Fein6,92815.82%

Electorate: 77,628; Turnout: 56.43%;
Majority: 29,947 (68.37%)

Dudley
[E] Labour hold
GEC WiggLabour31,82654.94%
FE SpillerConservative26,10145.06%

Electorate: 72,829; Turnout: 79.54%;
Majority: 5,725 (9.88%)


Dulwich
[E] Conservative hold
RCD JenkinsConservative24,99147.10%
AL HillLabour22,74042.86%
WJ SearleLiberal5,32410.03%

Electorate: 66,988; Turnout: 79.20%;
Majority: 2,251 (4.24%)


Dumfries
[S] National Liberal & Conservative hold
NMS MacphersonNat Lib & Conservative25,86758.39%
GC MoodieLabour18,43741.61%

Electorate: 57,212; Turnout: 77.44%;
Majority: 7,430 (16.77%)


Dunbartonshire East
[S] Labour hold
CR BenceLabour27,94251.05%
DC AndersonConservative24,59344.93%
AE HendersonCommunist2,200 4.02%

Electorate: 64,961; Turnout: 84.26%;
Majority: 3,349 (6.12%)


Dunbartonshire West
[S] Labour hold
T SteeleLabour22,10552.54%
NM GlennConservative19,96447.46%

Electorate: 50,277; Turnout: 83.67%;
Majority: 2,141 (5.09%)


Dundee East
[S] Labour hold
GM ThomsonLabour26,26354.32%
RA McCrindleConservative & Nat Lib22,08245.68%

Electorate: 58,537; Turnout: 82.59%;
Majority: 4,181 (8.65%)


Dundee West
[S] Labour hold
EJ StL StracheyLabour25,85749.64%
RR TaylorConservative25,14348.27%
DP BowmanCommunist1,087 2.09%

Electorate: 62,804; Turnout: 82.94%;
Majority: 714 (1.37%)


Dunfermline
[S] Labour hold
AE ThompsonLabour23,47861.43%
WA ElliottNat Lib & Conservative14,74438.57%

Electorate: 47,737; Turnout: 80.07%;
Majority: 8,734 (22.85%)


Durham
[E] Labour hold
CF GreyLabour33,79566.39%
CP MacCarthyConservative17,10633.61%

Electorate: 62,192; Turnout: 81.84%;
Majority: 16,689 (32.79%)


Durham North West
[E] Labour hold
JW AinsleyLabour28,06468.06%
O SinclairConservative13,17231.94%

Electorate: 50,629; Turnout: 81.45%;
Majority: 14,892 (36.11%)


Ealing North
[E] Conservative hold
JW BarterConservative27,31254.25%
WS HiltonLabour23,03645.75%

Electorate: 59,768; Turnout: 84.24%;
Majority: 4,276 (8.49%)


Ealing South
[E] Conservative hold
B BatsfordConservative24,76159.46%
HG GarsideLabour12,03928.91%
J MostynLiberal4,84211.63%

Electorate: 53,296; Turnout: 78.13%;
Majority: 12,722 (30.55%)


Easington
[E] Labour hold
E ShinwellLabour36,55279.79%
GW RossiterConservative9,25920.21%

Electorate: 56,690; Turnout: 80.81%;
Majority: 27,293 (59.58%)


Eastbourne
[E] Conservative hold
CS TaylorConservative27,87457.28%
AA DumontLabour11,83724.32%
RL Gardner-ThorpeLiberal8,95518.40%

Electorate: 62,971; Turnout: 77.28%;
Majority: 16,037 (32.95%)

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