1880 General Election

Scarborough

(2 seats)

Liberal hold / Harcourt Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone
Liberal gain from Conservative / William Sproston Caine
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalVanden-Bempde-Johnstone, Harcourt2,15729.3%N/A
 LiberalCaine, William Sproston2,06528%N/A
 ConservativeFife-Cookson, John Cookson1,58121.5%N/A
 ConservativeLegard, Charles1,56221.2%N/A
Majority4846.5%N/A
Estimated Turnout3,68385.6%N/A
SwingN/A
By-election held due to Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone's resignation
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalDodson, John George1,82853.2%N/A
 ConservativeDuncombe, Arthur1,60646.8%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 Dodson's elevation to the peerage, becoming Lord Monk Bretton
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalSteble, Richard Fell1,89554.1%N/A
 ConservativeSitwell, George Reresby1,60645.9%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 Caine's appointment as Civil Lord of the Admiralty
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalCaine, William Sproston1,83252.8%N/A
 ConservativeSitwell, George Reresby1,63947.2%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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