1857 General Election

King's Lynn

(2 seats)

Conservative hold / Edward Henry Stanley
Whig gain from Peelite / John Henry Gurney
This seat was unopposed
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeStanley, Edward HenryUnopposed
 WhigGurney, John HenryUnopposed
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 16 Sep 1854 by-election
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Stanley's appointment as Secretary of State for the Colonies
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeStanley, Edward HenryUnopposed
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 Stanley's appointment as President of the Board of Control for the Affairs of India
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeStanley, Edward HenryUnopposed
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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