1857 General Election

West Riding of Yorkshire

(2 seats)

Conservative hold / Edmund Beckett
Whig gain from Radicals / George Frederick Samuel Robinson
This seat was unopposed
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeBeckett, EdmundUnopposed
 WhigRobinson, George Frederick SamuelUnopposed
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Robinson's succession to the peerage, becoming 2nd Earl of Ripon
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 WhigRamsden, John WilliamUnopposed
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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