1962 Blackpool North by-election

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The by-election for the British House of Commons constituency of Blackpool North, in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, was held on 13 March 1962. This was the last parliamentary by-election in England to be held on a day other than Thursday.

The result was a hold for the Conservative Party.

Blackpool North by-election, 1962[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Norman Miscampbell 12,711 38.3 −19.6
Liberal Harry Hague 11,738 35.3 +14.7
Labour Shirley Summerskill 8,776 26.4 +4.8
Majority 973 3.0 -33.4
Turnout 33,225
Conservative hold Swing

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  1. ^ "1962 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 5 February 2012. Retrieved 15 August 2015.