1859 General Election

City of London

(4 seats)

Liberal hold / James Duke
Liberal hold / Lionel Nathan de Rothschild
Liberal hold / John Russell
Liberal hold / Robert Wigram Crawford
This seat was unopposed
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalDuke, JamesUnopposed
 LiberalRothschild, Lionel Nathan deUnopposed
 LiberalRussell, JohnUnopposed
 LiberalCrawford, Robert WigramUnopposed
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 28 Jul 1857 by-election
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Russell's appointment as Foreign Secretary
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalRussell, JohnUnopposed
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
By-election held due to Russell's elevation to the peerage, becoming 1st Earl Russell
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalWood, Western5,74752.3%N/A
 ConservativeCubitt, William5,24147.7%N/A
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
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Wood's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalGoschen, George JoachimUnopposed
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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