Nottingham East by-election, 1912

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The Nottingham East by-election was a Parliamentary by-election held on 19 April 1912. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post voting system.

Electoral history[edit]

General Election December 1910: Nottingham East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative James Morrison 6,274 56.6
Liberal Dudley Stewart-Smith 4,804 43.4
Majority 13.2
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Candidates[edit]

Dobson

Result[edit]

Rees
Nottingham East by-election, 1912
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John David Rees 6,482
Liberal Thomas Dobson 5,158
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Aftermath[edit]

A General Election was due to take place by the end of 1915. By the autumn of 1914, the following candidates had been adopted to contest that election. Due to the outbreak of war, the election never took place.

General Election 1914/15: Nottingham East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist John David Rees
Labour Tom Proctor
General Election 14 December 1918: Nottingham East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist John David Rees 9,549
Labour Tom Proctor 2,817
Independent Joseph N Dennis Brookes 1,083
Majority
Turnout
Unionist hold Swing
  • Rees was the endorsed candidate of the Coalition Government.

References[edit]

  1. Craig, F. W. S. (1974). British parliamentary election results 1885-1918 (1 ed.). London: Macmillan.
  2. Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org
  3. Who's Who: www.ukwhoswho.com
  4. Debrett's House of Commons 1916