1859 General Election

County Louth

(2 seats)

Liberal hold / Chichester Samuel Fortescue
Liberal gain from Conservative / Richard Montesquieu Bellew
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalFortescue, Chichester Samuel1,37936.8%N/A
 LiberalBellew, Richard Montesquieu1,20832.2%N/A
 ConservativeMcClintock, John1,13830.4%N/A
 ConservativeFoster, Frederick John230.6%N/A
Majority701.8%N/A
Estimated Turnout1,87476.8%N/A
SwingN/A
By-election held due to Bellew's resignation after being appointed a law commissioner
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalKennedy, Tristram Edward1,00252.1%N/A
 ConservativeMcClintock, John92347.9%N/A
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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