Leeds South East by-election, 1929

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The Leeds South East by-election of 1929 was held on 1 August 1929. The by-election was held due to the resignation of the incumbent Labour MP, Henry Herman Slesser. It was won by the Labour candidate James Milner.[1]

Result[edit]

Leeds South East by-election, 1 August 1929[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Milner 11,804 95.8 +20.6
Communist Will Brain 512 4.2 N/A
Majority 11,292 91.6 +41.2
Turnout 12,316 25.9 −36.7
Registered electors 47,573
Labour hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. ^ Craig, F.W.S., ed. (1969). British parliamentary election results 1918-1949. Glasgow: Political Reference Publications. p. 164. ISBN 0-900178-01-9.