East Mayo (UK Parliament constituency)

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East Mayo
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
18851922
Number of members One
Created from Mayo

East Mayo was a parliamentary constituency in Ireland, which returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1885 to 1922.

Prior to the 1885 general election the area was part of the Mayo constituency. From 1922 it was not represented in the UK Parliament.

Boundaries[edit]

This constituency comprised the eastern part of County Mayo.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Years Member Party
1885–1890 John Dillon Irish Parliamentary Party
1891–1900 Anti-Parnellite
1900–1918 Irish Parliamentary Party
1918–1922 Éamon de Valera Sinn Féin

Elections[edit]

General Election 27 November 1885: Mayo East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Nationalist John Dillon unopposed
Turnout 8149
Irish Nationalist gain from new seat Swing
General Election 6 July 1886: Mayo East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Nationalist John Dillon unopposed
Turnout 8149
Irish Nationalist hold Swing
General Election 13 July 1892: Mayo East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish National Federation John Dillon 2464 90.6
Parnellite Nationalist John Fitzgibbon 257 9.4
Majority 2207 81.2
Turnout 6387 42.6
Irish National Federation gain from Irish Nationalist Swing
General Election 19 July 1895: Mayo East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Nationalist John Dillon unopposed
Turnout 7966
Irish National Federation hold Swing
General Election 3 October 1900: Mayo East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Nationalist John Dillon unopposed
Turnout 8225
Irish Nationalist hold Swing
General Election 19 January 1906: Mayo East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Nationalist John Dillon unopposed
Turnout 8029
Irish Nationalist hold Swing
General Election 18 January 1910: Mayo East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Nationalist John Dillon unopposed
Turnout 7816
Irish Nationalist hold Swing
General Election 6 December 1910: Mayo East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Nationalist John Dillon unopposed
Turnout 7816
Irish Nationalist hold Swing
General Election 14 December 1918: Mayo East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Sinn Féin Éamon de Valera 8975 66.5
Irish Nationalist John Dillon 4514 33.5
Majority 4461 33.0
Turnout 21635 62.3
Sinn Féin gain from Irish Nationalist Swing

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