1880 General Election

Northampton

(2 seats)

Liberal hold / Henry Du Pré Labouchère
Liberal gain from Conservative / Charles Bradlaugh
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalLabouchère, Henry Du Pré4,15829.8%N/A
 LiberalBradlaugh, Charles3,82727.4%N/A
 ConservativePhipps, Pickering3,15222.6%N/A
 ConservativeMerewether, Charles2,82620.2%N/A
Majority6754.8%N/A
Estimated Turnout6,98285.3%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 7 Oct 1874 by-election
By-election held due to Bradlaugh being unseated after voting in the Commons before taking the Oath of Allegiance
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalBradlaugh, Charles3,43751%N/A
 ConservativeCorbett, Edward3,30549%N/A
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
By-election held due to Bradlaugh's expulsion from the House of Commons after being prevented from taking the Oath of Allegiance due to his atheism
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalBradlaugh, Charles3,79650.7%N/A
 ConservativeCorbett, Edward3,68849.3%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
By-election held due to Bradlaugh's resignation to seek re-election after a resolution was sought to exclude him from the precincts of the House of Commons
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalBradlaugh, Charles4,03252.4%N/A
 ConservativeRichards, Henry Charles3,66447.6%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
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