1915 Chesterton by-election
The by-election was caused by the appointment of the sitting Liberal MP, the Rt. Hon. Edwin Montagu as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster with a seat in the Cabinet.  Under the Parliamentary rules of the day had to resign and fight a by-election.
Montagu was re-selected to fight the seat by his local Liberal Association and as the wartime truce between the political parties was in operation  no opposing candidate was nominated against him.
There being no other candidates putting themselves forward Montagu was returned unopposed. 
|Liberal||Edwin Samuel Montagu||Unopposed||N/A||N/A|
- Chandrika Kaul, Edwin Samuel Montagu in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography online, 2004-11
- The Times, 13 February 1915 p5
- F W S Craig, British Parliamentary Election Results, 1885-1918; Macmillan Press, 1974 p227