1857 General Election

Hertfordshire

(3 seats)

Conservative hold / Henry Meux
Conservative hold / Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton
Whig gain from Conservative / Christopher William Puller
This seat was unopposed
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeMeux, HenryUnopposed
 ConservativeBulwer-Lytton, Edward George Earle LyttonUnopposed
 WhigPuller, Christopher WilliamUnopposed
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 24 May 1854 by-election
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Bulwer-Lytton's appointment as Secretary of State for the Colonies
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeBulwer-Lytton, Edward George Earle LyttonUnopposed
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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