1892 General Election

Edinburgh West

Liberal Unionist hold / William Waldegrave Palmer
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Liberal UnionistPalmer, William Waldegrave3,72853.7%-2.6%
 LiberalBuchanan, Thomas Ryburn3,21646.3%+2.6%
Majority5127.4%-5.2%
Turnout6,94484.3%11.9%
Swing-2.6%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 18 Feb 1888 by-election
By-election held due to the MP's elevation to the peerage, becoming Earl of Selborne
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Liberal UnionistMcIver, Lewis3,78355.2%+1.5%
 LiberalMurray, Alexander William Charles Oliphant3,07544.8%-1.5%
Majority70810.4%+3%
Turnout6,85881.1%-3.2%
Swing+1.5%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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