1885 General Election

Midlothian

Liberal hold / William Ewart Gladstone
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalGladstone, William Ewart7,87970.8%+17.2%
 ConservativeDalrymple, Charles3,24829.2%-17.2%
Majority4,63141.6%+34.4%
Turnout11,12786.1%-4.3%
Swing+17.2%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 10 May 1880 by-election
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to the MP's appointment as Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Chancellor of the Exchequer
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalGladstone, William EwartUnopposed
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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