Stockport by-election, 1925
The Stockport by-election, 1925 was a by-election held for the British House of Commons constituency of Stockport in Cheshire on 17 September 1925. The by-election was won by the Labour Party candidate Arnold Townend.
The Liberal Party candidate was 55-year-old Henry Fildes, who had been also been elected at the 1920 by-election one of the constituency's two MPs, but lost his seat at the 1923 general election. He had not contested the 1924 general election.
The Conservative candidate was T. Eastham.
On a high turnout, the vote split three ways, and Townend won the seat for Labour only 36.5% of the votes. He was re-elected at the 1929 general election, but heavily defeated at the 1931 general election when Labour slit over Ramsay MacDonald's formation of a National Government.
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- Stockport (UK Parliament constituency)
- Stockport by-election, 1920
- List of United Kingdom by-elections (1918–1931)