1936 Llanelli by-election

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The Llanelli by-election of 1936 was held on 26 March 1936. The by-election was held due to the death of the incumbent Labour MP, John Henry Williams. It was won by the Labour candidate Jim Griffiths.[1]

Llanelli by-election, 1936
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jim Griffiths 32,188 66.8 N/A
Liberal National William Albert Jenkins 15,967 33.3 N/A
Majority 16,221 33.5 N/A
Turnout 48,155 68.4 N/A
Registered electors 70,380
Labour hold Swing


  1. ^ House of Commons. LeighRayment.com. Leigh Rayment, 2016-01-22.