1857 General Election

Dublin University

(2 seats)

Conservative hold / Joseph Napier
Conservative hold / George Alexander Hamilton
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeNapier, Joseph82941.3%N/A
 ConservativeHamilton, George Alexander79139.4%N/A
 WhigLawson, James Anthony27213.5%N/A
 WhigWilson, John1165.8%N/A
Majority51925.9%N/A
Estimated Turnout1,00459.1%N/A
SwingN/A
By-election held due to Napier's appointment as Lord Chancellor of Ireland
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeLefroy, Anthony58962.7%N/A
 ConservativeGayer, Arthur Edward35037.3%N/A
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Hamilton's resignation by accepting the office of Steward of the Manor of Northstead
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeWhiteside, JamesUnopposed
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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