1868 General Election

Exeter

(2 seats)

Liberal hold / John Duke Coleridge
Liberal gain from Conservative / Edgar Alfred Bowring
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalColeridge, John Duke2,31725.8%N/A
 LiberalBowring, Edgar Alfred2,24725%N/A
 ConservativeKarslake, John Burgess2,21824.7%N/A
 ConservativeMills, Arthur2,20624.5%N/A
Majority290.3%N/A
Estimated Turnout4,49473%N/A
SwingN/A
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Coleridge's appointment as Solicitor General for England and Wales
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalColeridge, John DukeUnopposed
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 Coleridge's resignation after being appointed a Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeMills, Arthur2,34653.7%N/A
 LiberalWatkin, Edward William2,02546.3%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
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