Merthyr by-election, 1934
The seat had become vacant when the Labour Member of Parliament (MP) Richard Wallhead had died on 27 April 1934, aged 64. He had won the seat at the 1922 general election as a Labour candidate. At the 1931 general election, he had been returned as an Independent Labour Party (ILP) candidate, but had rejoined the Labour Party in 1933.
The Labour candidate, S. O. Davies, held the seat for his party.
|Labour||S. O. Davies||18,645||51.8|
|Liberal||J. Victor Evans||10,376||28.9||N/A|
|Ind. Labour Party||Campbell Stephen||3,508||9.8||-59.6|
|Labour gain from Ind. Labour Party||Swing||+55.7|
- Merthyr constituency
- Merthyr Tydfil
- List of United Kingdom by-elections
- United Kingdom by-election records
- Craig, F. W. S. (1983) . British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]
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