1857 General Election

Limerick City

(2 seats)

Whig hold / Francis William Russell
Whig gain from Independent Irish / James O'Brien
This seat was unopposed
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 WhigRussell, Francis WilliamUnopposed
 WhigO'Brien, JamesUnopposed
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 28 Oct 1854 by-election
By-election held due to O'Brien's resignation after being appointed a judge of the Queen's Bench division
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Independent IrishGavin, George78251.6%N/A
 WhigBall, John73348.4%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 Gavin's unseating on petition
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeSpaight, 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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