1852 General Election

Athlone

Independent Irish gain from Peelite / William Nicholas Keogh
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Independent IrishKeogh, William Nicholas8789.7%
 ConservativeLawes, Robert Bartholomew1010.3%
Majority7779.4%N/A
Turnout9753.6%
Swing
By-election held due to Keogh's appointment as Solicitor General for Ireland
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 PeeliteKeogh, William Nicholas7966.4%N/A
 WhigNorton, Thomas4033.6%N/A
Majority3932.8%N/A
Turnout11970%16.4%
Swing+50%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Keogh's appointment as Attorney General for Ireland
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 PeeliteKeogh, William NicholasUnopposed
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the earlier by-election
By-election held due to Keogh's resignation after being appointed a Judge of the Court of Common Pleas
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeHandcock, Henry8253.9%+43.6%
 PeeliteEnnis, John7046.1%N/A
Majority127.8%N/A
Turnout15286.9%33.3%
Swing-1.25%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the earlier by-election
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