1892 General Election

Pontefract

Conservative hold / Rowland Winn
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeWinn, Rowland1,13250.9%-4.1%
 LiberalWilson, Henry Smithson Lee1,09249.1%+4.1%
Majority401.8%-8.2%
Turnout2,22488.3%3%
Swing-4.1%
By-election held due to the MP's elevation to the peerage, becoming Lord St Oswald
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalReckitt, Harold James1,22851.3%+2.2%
 ConservativeShaw, John Reginald1,16548.7%-2.2%
Majority632.6%N/A
Turnout2,39392.9%4.6%
Swing+2.2%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
By-election held due to the earlier by-election was declared void on petition
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalNussey, Thomas Willans1,19150.7%+1.6%
 ConservativeLees, Elliott1,15949.3%-1.6%
Majority321.4%N/A
Turnout2,35091.3%3%
Swing+1.6%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the earlier by-election
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