Manchester Clayton by-election, 1922

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The Manchester Clayton by-election of 18 February 1922 was held after the death of the Conservative politician and Member of Parliament (MP) Edward Hopkinson.[1] Labour took the seat in the by-election. [2]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Manchester Clayton, 1922
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Edward Sutton 14,662[2] 57.05
Conservative William Henry Flanagan 11,038[2] 42.94
Turnout 25,700
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "The Clayton By-Election". News in Brief. The Times (42935). London. 21 January 1922. col F, p. 12. 
  2. ^ a b c "Labour Win At Clayton. Turnover Of 8,000 Votes". News. The Times (42960). London. 20 February 1922. col F, p. 10.