Mid Ulster by-election, 1956
The by-election held in Mid Ulster on 8 May 1956 was called because both candidates in the Mid Ulster by-election, 1955 were disqualified. Tom Mitchell was disqualified from assuming office because he was a convicted felon. Charles Beattie was awarded the seat but he was also disqualified because he held an office of profit under the Crown.
|Independent Unionist||George Forrest||28,605||48.36||N/A|
|Sinn Féin||Tom Mitchell||24,124||40.78||-9.92|
|Independent Unionist gain from Sinn Féin||Swing|
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