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
Thurrock — WallsendWalsall North — West Bromwich
Thurrock
[E] Labour hold
HJ DelargyLabour32,27061.52%
WE McNamaraConservative20,18838.48%

Electorate: 67,054; Turnout: 78.23%;
Majority: 12,082 (23.03%)


Tiverton
[E] Conservative hold
DH AmoryConservative21,71455.60%
JEO DunwoodyLabour9,83625.19%
JJ CollierLiberal7,50419.21%

Electorate: 48,416; Turnout: 80.66%;
Majority: 11,878 (30.41%)


Tonbridge
[E] Conservative hold
RP HornbyConservative31,68759.94%
KW MayLabour21,18140.06%

Electorate: 67,320; Turnout: 78.53%;
Majority: 10,506 (19.87%)


Torquay
[E] Conservative hold
FM BennettConservative29,52756.79%
WV CooperLabour11,78422.66%
TO KellockLiberal10,68520.55%

Electorate: 67,608; Turnout: 76.91%;
Majority: 17,743 (34.12%)


Torrington
[E] Conservative gain
PB BrowneConservative17,28345.56%
MR Bonham CarterLiberal15,01839.59%
RFH DobsonLabour5,63314.85%

Electorate: 44,029; Turnout: 86.16%;
Majority: 2,265 (5.97%)


Totnes
[E] Conservative hold
RL MawbyConservative26,92553.04%
TJB HeelasLabour13,11625.84%
TC JonesLiberal10,71921.12%

Electorate: 63,071; Turnout: 80.48%;
Majority: 13,809 (27.20%)


Tottenham
[E] Labour hold
AG BrownLabour22,32551.87%
DJG HennessyConservative15,68836.45%
LG LepleyLiberal5,03011.69%

Electorate: 59,794; Turnout: 71.99%;
Majority: 6,637 (15.42%)


Truro
[E] Conservative hold
HGB WilsonConservative19,54444.18%
RJR BlindellLabour15,05734.04%
BN SeearLiberal9,63721.78%

Electorate: 55,185; Turnout: 80.16%;
Majority: 4,487 (10.14%)


Twickenham
[E] Conservative hold
RG CookeConservative33,67757.17%
AP ClarkLabour16,63828.25%
KA PowellLiberal8,58914.58%

Electorate: 73,852; Turnout: 79.76%;
Majority: 17,039 (28.93%)


Tynemouth
[E] Conservative hold
I WardConservative32,81056.37%
WH HutchisonLabour18,86632.42%
DN ThompsonLiberal6,52511.21%

Electorate: 72,273; Turnout: 80.53%;
Majority: 13,944 (23.96%)


Ulster Mid
[N] Independent Ulster Unionist hold
G ForrestInd Ulster Unionist33,09370.02%
TJ MitchellSinn Fein14,17029.98%

Electorate: 66,585; Turnout: 70.98%;
Majority: 18,923 (40.04%)


Uxbridge
[E] Conservative gain
C CurranConservative22,36046.51%
F BeswickLabour20,97043.62%
GR GoodallLiberal4,746 9.87%

Electorate: 56,997; Turnout: 84.35%;
Majority: 1,390 (2.89%)


Vauxhall
[E] Labour hold
GR StraussLabour18,43761.98%
AEO HaversConservative11,31238.02%

Electorate: 45,802; Turnout: 64.95%;
Majority: 7,125 (23.95%)


Wakefield
[E] Labour hold
AC JonesLabour29,70559.63%
TM JoplingConservative20,11440.37%

Electorate: 60,790; Turnout: 81.95%;
Majority: 9,591 (19.25%)


Wallasey
[E] Conservative hold
AE MarplesConservative35,56763.44%
G WoodburnLabour20,50136.56%

Electorate: 72,660; Turnout: 77.16%;
Majority: 15,066 (26.87%)


Wallsend
[E] Labour hold
J McKayLabour37,86256.55%
RB BairdConservative29,09643.45%

Electorate: 80,235; Turnout: 83.45%;
Majority: 8,766 (13.09%)

Walsall North
[E] Labour hold
WT WellsLabour27,69360.95%
JG AckersConservative17,74139.05%

Electorate: 59,257; Turnout: 76.67%;
Majority: 9,952 (21.90%)


Walsall South
[E] Conservative hold
HJ d'Avigdor-GoldsmidConservative30,47158.42%
JAF EnnalsLabour21,68941.58%

Electorate: 62,804; Turnout: 83.05%;
Majority: 8,782 (16.84%)


Walthamstow East
[E] Conservative hold
JE HarveyConservative16,62246.82%
M McKayLabour13,72138.65%
NH CorkLiberal4,97414.01%
WH ChristopherInd Labour Party183 0.52%

Electorate: 43,892; Turnout: 80.88%;
Majority: 2,901 (8.17%)


Walthamstow West
[E] Labour hold
EC RedheadLabour15,98054.95%
HC MidgleyConservative7,87227.07%
O SmedleyLiberal5,22917.98%

Electorate: 38,226; Turnout: 76.08%;
Majority: 8,108 (27.88%)


Wandsworth Central
[E] Conservative hold
MHC Hughes-YoungConservative23,65547.67%
APL DaviesLabour21,68343.69%
RA LockeLiberal4,287 8.64%

Electorate: 61,831; Turnout: 80.26%;
Majority: 1,972 (3.97%)


Warrington
[E] Labour hold
E SummerskillLabour22,89056.27%
FO StansfieldConservative17,79143.73%

Electorate: 52,884; Turnout: 76.92%;
Majority: 5,099 (12.53%)


Warwick & Leamington
[E] Conservative hold
JGS HobsonConservative32,51362.59%
W WilsonLabour19,43437.41%

Electorate: 62,849; Turnout: 82.65%;
Majority: 13,079 (25.18%)


Watford
[E] Conservative hold
FW Farey-JonesConservative21,21646.85%
R ShortLabour18,31540.44%
IS SteersLiberal5,75312.70%

Electorate: 53,388; Turnout: 84.82%;
Majority: 2,901 (6.41%)


Wednesbury
[E] Labour hold
J StonehouseLabour24,14752.05%
E KnightConservative17,46437.65%
FB WillmottLiberal4,78010.30%

Electorate: 60,297; Turnout: 76.94%;
Majority: 6,683 (14.41%)


Wellingborough
[E] Conservative gain
MC HamiltonConservative22,96450.67%
GS LindgrenLabour22,35849.33%

Electorate: 52,261; Turnout: 86.72%;
Majority: 606 (1.34%)


Wells
[E] Conservative hold
SLC MaydonConservative23,35748.63%
JAA EvansLabour16,45234.25%
PR HobhouseLiberal8,22017.11%

Electorate: 57,455; Turnout: 83.59%;
Majority: 6,905 (14.38%)


Wembley North
[E] Conservative hold
EE BullusConservative22,21156.21%
RM LewisLabour11,13128.17%
DG ValentineLiberal6,17115.62%

Electorate: 47,554; Turnout: 83.09%;
Majority: 11,080 (28.04%)


Wembley South
[E] Conservative hold
RS RussellConservative19,73352.90%
E MackenzieLabour12,16632.61%
JEC PerryLiberal5,40314.48%

Electorate: 45,150; Turnout: 82.62%;
Majority: 7,567 (20.29%)


West Bromwich
[E] Labour hold
J DugdaleLabour26,70257.41%
AH WindrumConservative19,80942.59%

Electorate: 64,111; Turnout: 72.55%;
Majority: 6,893 (14.82%)

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