1880 General Election

Preston

(2 seats)

Conservative hold / Edward Hermon
Conservative hold / John Holker
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeHermon, Edward6,23936.2%N/A
 ConservativeHolker, John5,64132.7%N/A
 LiberalBahr, George William5,35531.1%N/A
Majority2861.6%N/A
Estimated Turnout8,61871.2%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 24 Apr 1874 by-election
By-election held due to Hermon's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeEcroyd, William Farrer6,00458%N/A
 LiberalThompson, Henry Yates4,34042%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 Holker's appointment as a Lord Justice of Appeal
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeRaikes, Henry Cecil6,04558.9%N/A
 Liberal-LabourSimpson, William4,21241.1%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 Raikes' resignation to seek election at the 1882 Cambridge University by-election
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeTomlinson, William Edward Murray6,35160.4%N/A
 ConservativeHanbury, Robert William4,16739.6%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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