Mid Ulster by-election, 1956
The by-election held in Mid Ulster on 8 May 1956 was called because both candidates in the Mid Ulster by-election, 1955 were disqualified. Tom Mitchell was disqualified from assuming office because he was a convicted felon. Charles Beattie was awarded the seat but he was also disqualified because he held an office of profit under the Crown.
|Mid Ulster by-election, 1956|
|Independent Unionist||George Forrest||28,605||48.36|
|Sinn Féin||Tom Mitchell||24,124||40.78|
|Independent Unionist gain from Sinn Féin||Swing|
- "1956 By Elections". Retrieved 5 July 2012.
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