1880 General Election

Meath

(2 seats)

Home Rule League (Parnellite) hold / Charles Stewart Parnell
Home Rule League hold / Robert Henry Metge
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Home Rule League (Parnellite)Parnell, Charles Stewart2,28345.2%N/A
 Home Rule LeagueMetge, Robert Henry2,25244.6%N/A
 ConservativeBourke, Henry Lorton51410.2%N/A
Majority310.6%N/A
Estimated Turnout2,52565.1%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 17 Apr 1875 by-election
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Parnell also being elected for Cork City and opting to sit there
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Home Rule LeagueSullivan, Alexander MartinUnopposed
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 Sullivan's resignation
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Home Rule LeagueDavitt, MichaelUnopposed
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
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Davitt's disqualification due to him being imprisoned
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Home Rule LeagueSheil, EdwardUnopposed
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
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Metge's resignation
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Irish ParliamentaryMeagher, WilliamUnopposed
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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