Weston-super-Mare by-election, 1958

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The 1958 Weston-super-Mare by-election was held on 12 June 1958. It was held after the Conservative MP, Sir Ian Leslie Orr-Ewing died. The seat was retained by the Conservative candidate David Webster.

Weston-super-Mare by-election 12th June 1958[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Webster 21,271 49.3 -13.4
Labour Edward Hampton 11,295 26.2 -11.1
Liberal Edward Taylor 10,588 24.5 N/A
Majority 9,976 23.1 -2.3
Turnout 43,154 72.2 -1.6
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1958 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 2012-06-25. Retrieved 2015-08-15.