1852 General Election

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Whig hold / Robert Edward Boyle
This seat was unopposed
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 WhigBoyle, Robert EdwardUnopposed
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Boyle's election being declared void due to holding office of Secretary to the Order of St Patrick. He resigned this position to stand again at the by-election
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 WhigBoyle, Robert EdwardUnopposed
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
By-election held due to Boyle's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 WhigBoyle, Richard Edmund St Lawrence18158.4%N/A
 RadicalsNicoll, Donald12941.6%N/A
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 Boyle's succession to the peerage, becoming 9th Earl of Cork and Orrery
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 WhigBoyle, William George15850.2%N/A
 RadicalsNicoll, Donald15749.8%N/A
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
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