Aldershot by-election, 1940

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The Aldershot by-election of 1940 was held on 26 November 1940. The by-election was held due to the succession to the peerage of the incumbent Conservative MP, Roundell Palmer. It was won unopposed by the Conservative candidate Oliver Lyttelton.[1]

Aldershot by-election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Oliver Lyttelton Unopposed
Conservative hold


  1. ^ F.W.S. Craig (1977), British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949 (1st ed.), Chichester: The Macmillan Press, p. 363, ISBN 978-0-333-23048-0, OCLC 3295785