1941 Harrow by-election

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The Harrow by-election of 1941 was held on 2 December 1941. The by-election was held due to the death of the incumbent Conservative MP, Isidore Salmon. It was won by the Conservative candidate Norman Bower.[1] By the time of the by-election, Harrow's electorate had more than quadrupled since 1924, and stood at 168,594 voters in 1941.[2]

Harrow by-election, 1941[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Norman Bower 14,540 80.9 +18.2
Independent Democratic Winifred Clarice Henney 3,433 19.1 N/A
Majority 11,107 61.8 +36.4
Turnout 17,973 10.7 -53.7
Conservative hold Swing N/A

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. ^ Waller, Robert (2007). The Almanac of British Politics. Taylor & Francis. p. 515. Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  3. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig