1900 General Election

Orkney and Shetland

Liberal Unionist gain from Liberal / John Cathcart Wason
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Liberal UnionistWason, John Cathcart2,05750.5%+10.4%
 LiberalLyell, Leonard2,01749.5%-10.4%
Majority401%N/A
Turnout4,07454.9%-1%
Swing+10.4%
By-election held due to the MP's resignation to seek re-election after leaving the Liberal Unionist Party
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Independent LiberalWason, John Cathcart2,41246.8%N/A
 LiberalWood, Thomas McKinnon2,00138.8%-10.7%
 Liberal UnionistAngier, Theodore Vivian Samuel74014.4%-36.1%
Majority4118%N/A
Turnout5,15368.1%13.2%
Swing
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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