1885 General Election

Newcastle upon Tyne

(2 seats)

Independent Liberal gain from Liberal / Joseph Cowen
Liberal hold / John Morley
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Independent LiberalCowen, Joseph10,48934.8%N/A
 LiberalMorley, John10,12933.6%N/A
 ConservativeHamond, Charles Frederic9,50031.5%N/A
Majority3601.2%N/A
Estimated Turnout15,05949.7%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 26 Feb 1883 by-election
By-election held due to Morley's appointment as Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalMorley, John11,11056.8%N/A
 ConservativeHamond, Charles Frederick8,44943.2%N/A
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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