1916 Widnes by-election

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The Widnes by-election of 1916 was held on 22 May 1916. The by-election was held due to the incumbent Conservative MP, William Walker resigning to permit him to donate his entire thoroughbred racing stock to create a National Stud in an arm's-length transaction. He was returned unopposed at the by-election.[1]

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  1. ^ Widnes By-Election, Evening Post, Volume XCVIII, Issue 49, 27 August 1919, Page 6, hosted on Papers Past, New Zealand National Library