1859 General Election

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(2 seats)

Liberal hold / Francis Pigott
Liberal hold / Henry Singer Keating
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalPigott, Francis76138.6%N/A
 LiberalKeating, Henry Singer66633.8%N/A
 ConservativeBenson, Ralph Augustus54427.6%N/A
Majority1226.2%N/A
Estimated Turnout98667.9%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 2 Jun 1857 by-election
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Keating's appointment as Solicitor-General for England and Wales
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalKeating, Henry SingerUnopposed
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 Keating's resignation after being appointed a judge of the Court of Common Pleas
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalGoldsmid, Francis Henry66154.5%N/A
 ConservativeBenson, Ralph Augustus55145.5%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
By-election held due to Pigott's resignation after being appointed Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalPigott, Gillery58657.4%N/A
 ConservativeWalter, Edward43542.6%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 Pigott's resignation after being appointed a judge of the Court of the Exchequer
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalShaw-Lefevre, George JohnUnopposed
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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