Dewsbury by-election, 1908

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The Dewsbury by-election of 1908 was held on 23 April 1908. The by-election was held due to the incumbent Liberal MP, Walter Runciman being appointed President of the Board of Education. It was retained by Runciman.[1]

Walter Runciman
Dewsbury by-election, 1908[2] Elections
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Walter Runciman 5,594
Conservative W. B. Boyd-Carpenter 4,078
Labour Ben Turner 2,446
Liberal hold Swing


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  2. ^ The Liberal Year Book (1917), p.231