Newcastle-upon-Tyne East by-election, 1923

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The Newcastle-upon-Tyne East by-election of 1923 was held on 17 January 1923. The by-election was held due to the death of the incumbent Labour MP, Joseph Nicholas Bell.[1]

Electoral history[edit]

Joseph Nicholas Bell
General Election 1922: Newcastle upon Tyne East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joseph Nicholas Bell 10,084 43.1
Liberal Harry Barnes 6,999 30.0
National Liberal Gilbert Stone 6,273 26.9
Majority 3,085 13.1
Turnout 73.7
Labour gain from Liberal Swing

Result[edit]

Arthur Henderson
Robert Gee in 1918
Newcastle-upon-Tyne East by-election, 1923

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Arthur Henderson 11,066 45.7
Liberal Harry Barnes 6,682 27.6
Conservative Robert Gee 6,480 26.7
Majority 4,384 18.1
Turnout 76.4
Labour hold Swing

Aftermath[edit]

General Election 1923: Newcastle upon Tyne East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Sir Robert Aske 12,656 52.3
Labour Arthur Henderson 11,532 47.7
Majority 1,124
Turnout 73.2
Liberal gain from Labour Swing

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