1880 General Election

Edinburgh

(2 seats)

Liberal hold / Duncan McLaren
Liberal hold / James Cowan
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalMcLaren, Duncan17,80743.7%N/A
 LiberalCowan, James17,30142.4%N/A
 ConservativeMacdonald, John Hay Athole5,65113.9%N/A
Majority11,65028.5%N/A
Estimated Turnout20,38071.4%N/A
SwingN/A
By-election held due to McLaren's resignation
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalMcLaren, John11,39074.3%N/A
 Independent LiberalJenkins, John Edward3,94025.7%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 John McLaren's appointment as Senator of the College of Justice and elevation to the peerage, becoming Lord McLaren
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalBuchanan, Thomas RyburnUnopposed
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
By-election held due to Cowan's resignation
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalWaddy, Samuel Danks8,45552.3%N/A
 Independent LiberalRenton, James Hall7,71847.7%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
Search for another constituency
© 2018 Election Hub • James Phillips • Images as stated.
admin@electionhub.co.uk | @Election_Hub_
Logo made with DesignEvo