South Shields by-election, 1910

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Russell Rea

The South Shields by-election of 1910 was held on 27 October 1910, after the Liberal incumbent Sir William Robson resigned to become a Lord of Appeal. The by-election was won by the Liberal Candidate, Russell Rea.

Result[edit]

South Shields by-election, 1910[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Russell Rea 7,929 61.8 −3.4
Liberal Unionist Roland Vaughan Williams 4,910 38.2 +3.4
Majority 3,019 23.6 −6.8
Turnout 12,839 70.1 −6.0
Registered electors 18,320
Liberal hold Swing −3.4

References[edit]


  1. ^ Craig, FWS, ed. (1974). British Parliamentary Election Results: 1885-1918. London: Macmillan Press. ISBN 9781349022984.