1868 General Election

King's Lynn

(2 seats)

Conservative hold / Edward Henry Stanley
Conservative gain from Liberal / Robert Bourke
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeStanley, Edward Henry1,26537.2%N/A
 ConservativeBourke, Robert1,12533.1%N/A
 LiberalBuxton, Thomas Fowell1,01229.7%N/A
Majority1133.4%N/A
Estimated Turnout1,70167.7%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 11 Jul 1866 by-election
By-election held due to Stanley's succession to the peerage, becoming 15th Earl of Derby
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeHamilton, Claud John1,05150.5%N/A
 LiberalYoung, Richard1,03249.5%N/A
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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