1880 General Election

Leeds

(3 seats)

Liberal hold / William Ewart Gladstone
Liberal gain from Conservative / John Barran
Conservative hold / William Lawies Jackson
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalGladstone, William Ewart24,62233.5%N/A
 LiberalBarran, John23,64732.1%N/A
 ConservativeJackson, William Lawies13,33118.1%N/A
 ConservativeWheelhouse, William St James11,96516.3%N/A
Majority10,31614%N/A
Estimated Turnout24,52250%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 15 Aug 1876 by-election
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Gladstone also being elected MP for Midlothian and opting to sit there
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalGladstone, Herbert JohnUnopposed
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 Herbert Gladstone's appointment as a Lord Commissioner of the Treasury
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalGladstone, Herbert JohnUnopposed
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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