1880 General Election

South West Lancashire

(2 seats)

Conservative hold / Richard Assheton Cross
Conservative hold / John Ireland Blackburne
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeCross, Richard Assheton11,42027.7%N/A
 ConservativeBlackburne, John Ireland10,90526.5%N/A
 LiberalRathbone, William9,66623.5%N/A
 LiberalMolyneux, Henry9,20722.3%N/A
Majority1,2393%N/A
Estimated Turnout20,59979.1%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 19 Mar 1874 or 6 Nov 1875 by-elections
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Cross' appointment as Home Secretary
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeCross, Richard AsshetonUnopposed
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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