1892 General Election

Burnley

Liberal gain from Liberal Unionist / Jabez Spencer Balfour
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalBalfour, Jabez Spencer6,45056.2%+6.5%
 Liberal UnionistLawrence, Edwin5,03543.8%-6.5%
Majority1,41512.4%N/A
Turnout11,48591%4.1%
Swing+6.5%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 19 Feb 1887 or 27 Feb 1889 by-elections
By-election held due to the MP's resignation
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalStanhope, Philip James6,19953%-3.2%
 ConservativeLindsay, William Alexander5,50647%+3.2%
Majority6936%-6.4%
Turnout11,70591.3%0.3%
Swing-3.2%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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