1852 General Election

Clitheroe

Whig hold / Mathew Wilson
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 WhigWilson, Mathew22154.2%
 ConservativeAspinall, John Thomas Walshman18745.8%
Majority348.4%
Turnout40891.1%
Swing
By-election held due to Wilson's election being declared void due to bribery, corruption and intimidation
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeAspinall, John Thomas Walshman21550.8%+5%
 WhigFort, Richard20849.2%-5%
Majority71.6%N/A
Turnout42392.8%1.7%
Swing+5%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
By-election held due to Aspinall's election being declared void due to treating
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 PeeliteStarkie, Le Gendre Nicholas21651.3%N/A
 WhigPeel, Jonathan20548.7%-5.5%
Majority112.6%N/A
Turnout42192.3%1.2%
Swing+5.25%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the earlier by-election
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