1880 General Election

Manchester

(3 seats)

Liberal hold / John Slagg
Liberal gain from Conservative / Jacob Bright
Conservative hold / Hugh Birley
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalSlagg, John24,95927.5%N/A
 LiberalBright, Jacob24,78927.4%N/A
 ConservativeBirley, Hugh20,59422.7%N/A
 ConservativeHouldsworth, William Henry20,26822.4%N/A
Majority4,1954.7%N/A
Estimated Turnout30,20349.3%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 19 Feb 1876 by-election
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change