Ripon by-election, 1939

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The Ripon by-election, 1939 was a parliamentary by-election held in the United Kingdom on 23 February 1939 for the House of Commons constituency of Ripon in the West Riding of Yorkshire.

Previous MP[edit]

Previous Result[edit]

General Election, 14 November 1935
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Waller Hills 30,804
Labour Cllr. R. J. Hall 9,116
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Candidates[edit]

Result[edit]

by-election, 1939
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher York 23,257
Labour Cllr. R. J. Hall 10,213
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Aftermath[edit]

In the 1945 general election,

General Election, 5 July 1945
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher York 29,674
Labour R. Hartley 12,599
Liberal M. Cowley 6,122 '
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  • British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, compiled and edited by F.W.S. Craig (The Macmillan Press 1979)