Cleveland by-election, 1915

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The Cleveland by-election of 1915 was held on 9 December 1915. The by-election was held due to the incumbent Liberal MP, Herbert Samuel, becoming Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. It was retained by Samuel.[1]

Herbert Samuel
Cleveland by-election, 1915[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Herbert Samuel 7,312 83.4
Independent R Knight 1,453 16.6 n/a
Majority 5,859 66.8
Turnout 53.4
Liberal hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1885-1918 (Craig)