1857 General Election


(2 seats)

Conservative hold / Henry Butler-Johnstone
Whig gain from Conservative / William Meredyth Somerville
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeButler-Johnstone, Henry81539.7%N/A
 WhigSomerville, William Meredyth75937%N/A
 WhigCooper, Charles Purton47723.3%N/A
Estimated Turnout1,02654.7%N/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 18 Aug 1854 by-election
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