Clay Cross by-election, 1936

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The Clay Cross by-election of 1936 was held on 5 November 1936. The by-election was held due to the death of the incumbent Labour MP, Alfred Holland. It was retained by the Labour candidate George Ridley.[1]

Clay Cross by-election, 1936[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Ridley 24,290 75.1 +0.5
Conservative Bridget Jackson 8,042 24.9 -0.5
Majority 50.2 +1.0
Turnout 72.4 -1.2
Labour hold Swing +0.5

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. ^ By-Elections in British Politics, Cook & Ramsden