1880 General Election

Gravesend

Liberal gain from Conservative / Thomas Bevan
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalBevan, Thomas1,54452.1%+6.4%
 ConservativeTruscott, Francis Wyatt1,42247.9%-6.4%
Majority1224.2%N/A
Turnout2,96690.3%2.9%
Swing+6.4%
By-election held due to the 1880 election being declared void on account of bribery
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalWaterlow, Sydney Hedley1,50453.9%+1.8%
 ConservativePeel, Robert1,28446.1%-1.8%
Majority2207.8%+3.6%
Turnout2,78884.8%-5.5%
Swing+1.8%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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