South Armagh by-election, 1918

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The South Armagh by-election of 1918 was held on 2 February 1918. The by-election was held due to the death of the incumbent Irish Parliamentary Party MP, Charles O'Neill. It was won by the Irish Parliamentary candidate Patrick Donnelly.[1]

By-Election 2 February 1918: South Armagh
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Nationalist Patrick Donnelly 2,324 63.34 -10.90
Sinn Féin Patrick McCartan 1,305 35.57 +35.57
Independent Unionist Thomas Wakefield Richardson 40 1.09 +1.09
Majority 1,019 27.77 -20.70
Turnout 6,345 57.83 +0.66
Irish Nationalist hold Swing N/A

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