1886 General Election

South Molton

Liberal Unionist gain from Liberal / Newton Wallop
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Liberal UnionistWallop, Newton4,04163.2%+25.9%
 LiberalWalker, William Heap2,35236.8%-25.9%
Majority1,68926.4%N/A
Turnout6,39368.4%-15.6%
Swing+25.9%
By-election held due to the MP's elevation to the peerage becoming Earl of Portsmouth
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalLambert, George4,22258.4%+21.6%
 Liberal UnionistBuller, Charles William3,01041.6%-21.6%
Majority1,21216.8%N/A
Turnout7,23283%14.6%
Swing+21.6%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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