1868 General Election

Dumfriesshire

Liberal gain from Conservative / Sydney Hedley Waterlow
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalWaterlow, Sydney Hedley1,10051%N/A
 ConservativeWalker, George Gustavus1,05649%N/A
Majority442%N/A
Turnout2,15672.1%N/A
SwingN/A
By-election held due to Waterlow's disqualification due to him holding a government contract at the time of the election
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeWalker, George Gustavus1,11750.8%+1.8%
 LiberalWaterlow, Sydney Hedley1,08149.2%-1.8%
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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