Walthamstow West by-election, 1967

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The Walthamstow West by-election of 21 September 1967 was held after the death of Labour Member of Parliament (MP) Ted Redhead on 15 April of that year. The seat was gained by the Conservative Party by just 62 votes.

Results[edit]

Walthamstow West, 1967[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Frederick Silvester 6,652 37.05 +12.27
Labour Eric Deakins 6,590 36.71 -24.46
Liberal Margaret Wingfield 4,105 22.87 +8.81
Anti-Common Market William Oliver Smedley 542 3.02 N/A
Independent Robin Allen 63 0.35 N/A
Turnout 17,952
Majority 62 0.34
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1967 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 2012-03-29. Retrieved 2015-08-20.