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
Macclesfield — MerionethMerthyr Tydfil — Newark
Macclesfield
[E] Conservative hold
AV HarveyConservative28,97859.59%
JF BexLabour19,65240.41%

Electorate: 58,892; Turnout: 82.57%;
Majority: 9,326 (19.18%)


Maidstone
[E] Conservative hold
JJ WellsConservative30,11560.51%
ABS SoperLabour19,65239.49%

Electorate: 63,304; Turnout: 78.62%;
Majority: 10,463 (21.02%)


Maldon
[E] Conservative hold
ABC HarrisonConservative21,77248.21%
SG RichardsLabour19,53243.25%
LCM WalshLiberal3,860 8.55%

Electorate: 54,401; Turnout: 83.02%;
Majority: 2,240 (4.96%)


Manchester Ardwick
[E] Labour hold
LM LeverLabour24,13458.12%
H SharpConservative17,39241.88%

Electorate: 57,166; Turnout: 72.64%;
Majority: 6,742 (16.24%)


Manchester Blackley
[E] Conservative hold
EST JohnsonConservative22,16346.98%
RB ChimesLabour17,79037.71%
RM HammondLiberal7,22315.31%

Electorate: 57,851; Turnout: 81.55%;
Majority: 4,373 (9.27%)


Manchester Cheetham
[E] Labour hold
NH LeverLabour20,94164.34%
MP O'GaraConservative11,60535.66%

Electorate: 47,156; Turnout: 69.02%;
Majority: 9,336 (28.69%)


Manchester Exchange
[E] Labour hold
W GriffithsLabour19,32864.57%
L SmithConservative10,60435.43%

Electorate: 47,067; Turnout: 63.59%;
Majority: 8,724 (29.15%)


Manchester Gorton
[E] Labour hold
K ZilliacusLabour23,33750.94%
DH MooreConservative22,48049.06%

Electorate: 55,846; Turnout: 82.04%;
Majority: 857 (1.87%)


Manchester Moss Side
[E] Conservative hold
J WattsConservative22,09062.29%
N MorrisLabour13,37137.71%

Electorate: 51,271; Turnout: 69.16%;
Majority: 8,719 (24.59%)


Manchester Openshaw
[E] Labour hold
WR WilliamsLabour24,97560.16%
MB SchofieldConservative16,53739.84%

Electorate: 54,610; Turnout: 76.02%;
Majority: 8,438 (20.33%)


Manchester Withington
[E] Conservative hold
RA CaryConservative23,17052.28%
RE SheldonLabour13,47630.41%
GV DaviesLiberal7,67517.32%

Electorate: 59,457; Turnout: 74.54%;
Majority: 9,694 (21.87%)


Manchester Wythenshawe
[E] Conservative hold
E HillConservative28,93451.16%
A MorrisLabour27,62548.84%

Electorate: 69,925; Turnout: 80.89%;
Majority: 1,309 (2.31%)


Mansfield
[E] Labour hold
HB TaylorLabour31,06667.88%
MRV EliotConservative14,70032.12%

Electorate: 56,674; Turnout: 80.75%;
Majority: 16,366 (35.76%)


Melton
[E] Conservative hold
M PikeConservative34,99761.21%
CW ShepherdLabour22,17638.79%

Electorate: 70,233; Turnout: 81.40%;
Majority: 12,821 (22.42%)


Meriden
[E] Conservative gain
GR MatthewsConservative26,49850.25%
R MossLabour26,23549.75%

Electorate: 62,449; Turnout: 84.44%;
Majority: 263 (0.50%)


Merioneth
[W] Labour hold
TW JonesLabour9,09540.71%
BG JonesLiberal8,11936.34%
G EvansPlaid Cymru5,12722.95%

Electorate: 26,435; Turnout: 84.51%;
Majority: 976 (4.37%)

Merthyr Tydfil
[W] Labour hold
SO DaviesLabour26,60877.14%
MMM GreenawayConservative7,88522.86%

Electorate: 42,153; Turnout: 81.83%;
Majority: 18,723 (54.28%)


Merton & Mordern
[E] Conservative hold
HE AtkinsConservative25,60359.48%
RW KerrLabour17,44440.52%

Electorate: 52,178; Turnout: 82.50%;
Majority: 8,159 (18.95%)


Middlesbrough East
[E] Labour hold
HA MarquandLabour29,39161.54%
DR ChapmanConservative18,36538.46%

Electorate: 62,666; Turnout: 76.21%;
Majority: 11,026 (23.09%)


Middlesbrough West
[E] Conservative hold
JES SimonConservative24,60254.88%
EJ FletcherLabour15,89235.45%
GWI HodgsonLiberal4,336 9.67%

Electorate: 53,059; Turnout: 84.49%;
Majority: 8,710 (19.43%)


Middleton & Prestwich
[E] Conservative hold
JD BarlowConservative31,41659.65%
FG BartonLabour21,24840.35%

Electorate: 65,855; Turnout: 79.97%;
Majority: 10,168 (19.31%)


Midlothian
[S] Labour hold
JM HillLabour28,45760.22%
WS HowConservative18,79739.78%

Electorate: 58,092; Turnout: 81.34%;
Majority: 9,660 (20.44%)


Mitcham
[E] Conservative hold
LR CarrConservative33,66158.53%
EJC SmytheLabour23,84541.47%

Electorate: 70,463; Turnout: 81.61%;
Majority: 9,816 (17.07%)


Monmouth
[W] Conservative hold
GEP ThorneycroftConservative25,42257.02%
GSD ParryLabour19,16542.98%

Electorate: 53,628; Turnout: 83.14%;
Majority: 6,257 (14.03%)


Montgomery
[W] Liberal hold
EC DaviesLiberal10,97042.04%
FL MorganConservative8,17631.33%
DC JonesLabour6,95026.63%

Electorate: 31,152; Turnout: 83.77%;
Majority: 2,794 (10.71%)


Moray & Nairn
[S] Conservative hold
GTC CampbellConservative13,74252.63%
M MackayLabour6,53925.04%
DC MacDonaldLiberal5,83122.33%

Electorate: 35,487; Turnout: 73.58%;
Majority: 7,203 (27.59%)


Morcambe & Lonsdale
[E] Conservative hold
BRZ de FerrantiConservative30,22867.96%
FR McManusLabour14,25332.04%

Electorate: 57,654; Turnout: 77.15%;
Majority: 15,975 (35.91%)


Morpeth
[E] Labour hold
WJ OwenLabour27,43571.91%
D BloomConservative10,71628.09%

Electorate: 45,361; Turnout: 84.11%;
Majority: 16,719 (43.82%)


Motherwell
[S] Labour hold
GM LawsonLabour22,00953.74%
B BroganConservative17,61343.01%
D MurrayInd1,331 3.25%

Electorate: 50,503; Turnout: 81.09%;
Majority: 4,396 (10.73%)


Nantwich
[E] Conservative hold
R Grant-FerrisConservative17,61348.29%
L KnightLabour10,87629.82%
GM HarveyLiberal7,98321.89%

Electorate: 43,655; Turnout: 83.55%;
Majority: 6,737 (18.47%)


Neath
[W] Labour hold
DJ WilliamsLabour30,46971.37%
DNI PearceConservative10,26324.04%
JJ DavidCommunist1,962 4.60%

Electorate: 51,711; Turnout: 82.56%;
Majority: 20,206 (47.33%)


Nelson & Colne
[E] Labour hold
SS SilvermanLabour20,40749.25%
J CrabtreeConservative19,14346.20%
TC EmmottLancastrian Party1,889 4.56%

Electorate: 48,472; Turnout: 85.49%;
Majority: 1,264 (3.05%)


Newark
[E] Labour hold
G DeerLabour24,07251.91%
P Jenkin-JonesConservative22,30048.09%

Electorate: 54,597; Turnout: 84.94%;
Majority: 1,772 (3.82%)

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