Glasgow Pollok by-election, 1940

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The Glasgow Pollok by-election, 1940 was held on 30 April 1940 in the Glasgow Pollok constituency of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The election was caused by the death of the previous MP, Sir John Gilmour.

As with other by-elections in the war period, the incumbent party was given a clear run by the other major parties.

It was won by Thomas Galbraith of the Unionist Party (Scotland). His only opponent came from the Independent Labour Party.

By-election 1940: Glasgow Pollok [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Comm Thomas Galbraith 17,850
Ind. Labour Party J. Nicholson 2,401


  1. ^ Whitaker's Almanack, 1944