1885 General Election

Galway City

Irish Parliamentary hold / Thomas Power O'Connor
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Irish ParliamentaryO'Connor, Thomas Power1,33589.1%+56.4%
 Irish Loyal and Patriotic UnionHallett, Thomas George Palmer16410.9%N/A
Majority1,17178.2%+77.3%
Turnout1,49966.2%-50.3%
Swing+22.75%
By-election held due to the MP also being elected MP for Liverpool Scotland, and opting to sit there.
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Irish ParliamentaryO'Shea, William Henry94294.6%+5.5%
 Irish ParliamentaryLynch, Michael Aloysius545.4%-83.7%
Majority88889.2%+11%
Turnout99644%-22.2%
Swing+44.6%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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