1941 West Dorset by-election

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West Dorset
by-election, 1941

← 1935 21 June 1941 1945 →

West Dorset constituency
  First party
 
Con
Candidate Simon Wingfield Digby
Party Conservative
Popular vote Unopposed

MP before election

Philip Colfox
Conservative

Elected MP

Simon Wingfield Digby
Conservative

The West Dorset by-election of 1941 was held on 21 June 1941. The by-election was held due to the resignation of the incumbent Conservative MP, Philip Colfox. It was won by the Conservative candidate Simon Wingfield Digby.[1]

West Dorset by-election, 1941[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Simon Wingfield Digby unopposed n/a n/a
Conservative hold Swing n/a

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1983). British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.