1935 Edinburgh West by-election

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The Edinburgh West by-election of 1935 was held on 2 May 1935. The by-election was held due to the appointed as lord justice general of the incumbent Conservative MP, Wilfrid Normand. It was won by the Conservative candidate Thomas Cooper.[1]

Edinburgh West by-election, 1935[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Thomas Cooper 16,373 53.0
Labour William McAdam 10,462 33.9
Liberal George Paish 4,059 13.1 n/a
Majority 5,911
Turnout 51.2
Unionist hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. ^ The Times House of Commons, 1935