Newport by-election, 1908

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The Newport (Shropshire) by-election of 1908 was held on 14 May 1908. The by-election was held due to the death of the incumbent Conservative MP, William Kenyon-Slaney. It was won by the Conservative candidate Beville Stanier.[1]

Newport by-election, 1908 [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Beville Stanier 5,328 54.9 +4.0
Liberal Francis Neilson 4,377 45.1 -4.0
Majority 951 9.8 +8.0
Turnout 89.9
Conservative hold Swing +4.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1885-1918 (Craig)