1868 General Election

Bridgwater

(2 seats)

Liberal hold / Alexander William Kinglake
Liberal gain from Conservative / Philip Vanderbyl
A Royal Commission found extensive bribery in the seat and, suspending its writ, absorbed it into West Somerset
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalKinglake, Alexander William73126.2%N/A
 LiberalVanderbyl, Philip72526%N/A
 ConservativeWestropp, Henry68124.4%N/A
 ConservativeGray, Charles William65023.3%N/A
Majority441.6%N/A
Estimated Turnout1,39493%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 7 Jun 1866 or 12 Jul 1866 by-elections
Search for another constituency
© 2018 Election Hub • James Phillips • Images as stated.
admin@electionhub.co.uk | @Election_Hub_
Logo made with DesignEvo