Birmingham Aston by-election, 1939

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The Birmingham Aston by-election, 1939 was a parliamentary by-election held on 17 May 1939 for the British House of Commons constituency of Birmingham Aston.

Previous MP[edit]

Previous Result[edit]

General Election, 14 November 1935
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Hon. Arthur Oswald James Hope 18,933
Labour Rudolph P. Messel 8,578
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Candidates[edit]

Result[edit]

by-election, 1939
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Edward Orlando Kellett 12,033
Labour Dr. Samuel Segal 6,122
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Aftermath[edit]

Kellett sat until killed on active service in 1943. The Conservatives held the ensuing by-election.

General Election, 5 July 1945
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Maj. Woodrow Lyle Wyatt 15,031
Conservative F.B. Normansell 9,264
Majority
Turnout
[[|N/A]] hold Swing

References[edit]

  • British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, compiled and edited by F.W.S. Craig (The Macmillan Press 1979)