Clackmannanshire and East Stirlingshire by-election, 1939

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The Clackmannanshire and East Stirlingshire by-election of 1939 was held on 13 October 1939. The by-election was held due to the death of the incumbent Labour MP, Lauchlin MacNeill Weir. It was won by the Labour candidate Arthur Woodburn.[1]

Clackmannan and Eastern Stirlingshire by-election, 1939[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Arthur Woodburn 15,645 93.7
Pacifist Andrew Stewart 1,060 6.4
Majority
Turnout 35.4
Labour hold Swing


References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. ^ Whitaker's Almanack, 1944