1921 Hastings by-election

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1921 Hastings by-election

← 1918 4 May 1921 1922 →
  Eustace Percy.jpg
Candidate Percy Davies Blackman
Party Unionist Labour Liberal
Popular vote 11,685 5,437 4,240
Percentage 54.7 25.5 19.8

MP before election

Lyon
Unionist

Subsequent MP

Percy
Unionist

The Hastings by-election of 1921 was held on 4 May 1921. The by-election was held due to the resignation of the incumbent Coalition Unionist MP, Laurance Lyon. It was won by the Coalition Unionist candidate Eustace Percy.[1]

Hastings by-election, 1921[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
C Unionist Eustace Percy 11,685 54.7 -21.2
Labour Richard Davies 5,437 25.5 +1.4
Liberal Arthur Blackman 4,240 19.8 n/a
Majority 6,248 29.2 -22.6
Turnout 78.0 +18.8
Unionist hold Swing -11.3
C indicates candidate endorsed by the coalition government.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig
  3. ^ Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1922