1868 General Election

Brecon

Conservative gain from Liberal / Howel Gwyn
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeGwyn, Howel37251%N/A
 LiberalPrice, Hugh Powell35749%N/A
Majority152%N/A
Turnout72989.6%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 27 Feb 1866 or 3 Oct 1866 by-elections
By-election held due to the 1868 election being declared void on petition
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalVilliers, Edward Hyde39154.4%+5.4%
 ConservativeHamilton, Claud John32845.6%-5.4%
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 Villiers' succession to the peerage, becoming 5th Earl of Clarendon
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeGwynne-Holford, James Price William37252.4%+1.4%
 LiberalPrice, Hugh Powell33847.6%-1.4%
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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