1859 General Election

Dartmouth

Liberal hold / Edward Wydnham Harrington Schenley
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalSchenley, Edward Wydnham Harrington12351.5%+9%
 ConservativeHerbert, Thomas11648.5%N/A
Majority73%-12%
Turnout23993%10.8%
Swing-19.75%
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to the general election being declared void on petition due to bribery and corruption
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeDunn, 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 Dunn's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeHardy, John11250.5%+2%
 LiberalSeale-Hayne, Charles Hayne11049.5%N/A
Majority21%N/A
Turnout22290.2%-2.8%
Swing-23.75%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the earlier by-election
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