Farnham by-election, 1937

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The Farnham by-election of 1937 was held on 23 March 1937. The by-election was held due to the elevation to the peerage of the incumbent Conservative MP, Arthur Samuel. It was won by the Conservative candidate Godfrey Nicholson.[1]

Farnham by-election, 1937
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Godfrey Nicholson 20,580 66.7 -11.8
Labour Peter Pain 7,792 25.3 +3.8
Independent Conservative Linton Thorp 2,327 7.5 N/A
Independent Edward Miller 154 0.5 N/A
Majority 12,788 41.5 -15.5
Conservative hold

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