Peterborough by-election, 1943

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The Peterborough by-election of 1943 was held on 15 October 1943. The byelection was held due to the appointment as Governor of Bermuda of the incumbent Conservative MP, David Cecil. It was won by the Conservative candidate John Hely-Hutchinson.[1]

Peterborough by-election, 1943[2] Electorate 47,947
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Hely-Hutchinson 11,976 52.4
Independent Labour Samuel Bennett 10,890 47.6
Majority 1,086
Conservative hold Swing


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  2. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1983). British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3 ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.