1868 General Election

Richmond (Yorks)

Liberal hold / Roundell Palmer
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalPalmer, Roundell37581.2%N/A
 LiberalRoberts, William Henry8718.8%N/A
Majority28862.4%N/A
Turnout46271.1%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 6 Mar 1866 by-election
By-election held due to Palmer's resignation after being appointed Lord Chancellor, and being elevated to Lord Selborne
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalDundas, Lawrence31457.9%+39.1%
 Independent LiberalCooke, Charles Edward Brunskill22842.1%N/A
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Dundas' succession to the peerage, becoming 1st Earl of Zetland
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalDundas, John CharlesUnopposed
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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