1886 General Election

Ayr Burghs

Liberal Unionist gain from Liberal / Richard Frederick Fotheringham Campbell
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Liberal UnionistCampbell, Richard Frederick Fotheringham2,67364.1%+17.8%
 LiberalSinclair, John1,49835.9%-17.8%
Majority1,17528.2%N/A
Turnout4,17176.5%-7.5%
Swing+17.8%
By-election held due to the MP's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalSinclair, John2,32150.6%+14.7%
 Liberal UnionistAshley, Anthony Evelyn Melbourne2,26849.4%-14.7%
Majority531.2%N/A
Turnout4,58984.1%7.6%
Swing+14.7%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
By-election held due to the MP's resignation
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeSomervell, James2,61051.3%-12.8%
 LiberalRoutledge, Edmund2,48048.7%+12.8%
Majority1302.6%-25.6%
Turnout5,09087.8%11.3%
Swing-12.8%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the earlier by-election
Search for another constituency
© 2018 Election Hub • James Phillips • Images as stated.
admin@electionhub.co.uk | @Election_Hub_
Logo made with DesignEvo