Ipswich by-election, 1957

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The member of Parliament for Ipswich in Suffolk, Richard Stokes, of the Labour Party died on 3 August 1957.

The by-election to fill his seat was held on 24 October.

By-election 24 October 1957: Ipswich[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Dingle Foot 26,898 45.8 -7.1
Conservative J. C. Cobbold 19,161 32.6 -14.5
Liberal Manuela Sykes 12,587 21.4 N/A
Majority 7,737 13.2 +7.4
Turnout 27,405
Labour hold Swing

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  1. ^ "1957 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 2012-03-29. Retrieved 2015-08-14. 

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