1877 Montgomery Boroughs by-election

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The Montgomery Boroughs by-election of 1877 was fought on 15 May 1877. The byelection was fought due to the succession to a peerage of the incumbent Liberal MP, Hon. Charles Hanbury-Tracy. It was won by the Liberal candidate Hon. Frederick Hanbury-Tracy.[1]

By-election, 17 May 1877: Montgomery Boroughs [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Frederick Hanbury-Tracy 1,447 56.4 N/A
Conservative Charles Vane-Tempest 1,118 43.6 N/A
Majority 329 12.8 N/A
Turnout 2,565 88.0 N/A
Registered electors 2,914
Liberal hold Swing N/A

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leigh Rayment - Commons". leighrayment.com.
  2. ^ F. W. S. Craig, British Parliamentary Election Results 1832–1885 (2nd edition, Aldershot: Parliamentary Research Services, 1989)