Richmond-upon-Thames by-election, 1937

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The Richmond-upon-Thames by-election of 1937 was held on 25 February 1937. The by-election was held due to the resignation of the incumbent Conservative MP, William Ray. It was won by the Conservative candidate George Harvie-Watt.[1]

Richmond-upon-Thames by-election, 1937[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative George Harvie-Watt 20,546 72.7 -0.8
Labour George Rogers 7,709 27.3 +0.8
Majority 12,837 45.4 -1.6
Turnout 28,255 47.3 -22.5
Conservative hold Swing -0.8

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, ed. F. W. S. Craig, 3rd edition, Parliamentary Research Services, Chichester, 1983, p. 223.