1859 General Election

Sligo Borough

Conservative gain from Liberal / John Arthur Wynne
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeWynne, John Arthur17770%+21%
 LiberalSomers, John Patrick7328.9%-22.1%
 LiberalTreston, Lucas Alexander31.2%-49.8%
Majority10441.1%N/A
Turnout25370.1%-15.1%
Swing+21.55%
By-election held due to Wynne's resignatio by accepting the office of Steward of the Manor of Northstead
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeMacdonogh, Francis16095.8%+25.8%
 LiberalReilly, John53%N/A
 LiberalSomers, John Patrick21.2%N/A
Majority15592.8%+51.7%
Turnout16746.3%-23.8%
Swing+23.95%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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