1946 Combined English Universities by-election
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There was no Labour Party candidate, which did not occur again in a Great Britain by-election in the UK until the 2008 Haltemprice and Howden by-election. It was the penultimate election in a university constituency to the British Parliament and the final one to occur in England, with all university constituencies abolished in 1950.
The winning candidate vote share of 30 per cent holds the record for being the lowest in a UK by-election.
1946 Combined English Universities by-election Intro articles: 7
1946 Combined English Universities by-election Previous MP articles: 4
|Independent Labour||Stanley Wormald||3,414||18.7||N/A|
|British People's Party||Gerard Oddie||239||1.3||N/A|
|Conservative gain from Independent||Swing||N/A|
- Craig, F. W. S. (1983) . British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages
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