Manchester Clayton by-election, 1922

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The Manchester Clayton by-election of 18 February 1922 was held after the death of the Conservative politician and Member of Parliament (MP) Edward Hopkinson.[1] Labour took the seat in the by-election. [2]



Manchester Clayton, 1922
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Edward Sutton 14,662[2] 57.05
Conservative William Henry Flanagan 11,038[2] 42.94
Turnout 25,700
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

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  1. ^ a b c "The Clayton By-Election" (News in Brief). The Times (London). Saturday, 21 January 1922. (42935), col F, p. 12.
  2. ^ a b c "Labour Win At Clayton. Turnover Of 8,000 Votes" (News). The Times (London). Monday, 20 February 1922. (42960), col F, p. 10.