1918 General Election

Leicester East

Liberal win new seat / Gordon Hewart
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Liberal with Coalition CouponHewart, Gordon18,02472.9%N/A
 LabourBanton, George6,69727.1%N/A
Majority11,32745.8%N/A
Turnout24,72165.6%N/A
SwingN/A
By-election held due to the MP's appointment as Lord Chief Justice of England and elevation to the peerage as Lord Hewart
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourBanton, George14,06252.9%+25.8%
 Liberal with Coalition CouponMarlow, Albert8,71032.7%-40.2%
 Liberal (Local)Allen, Ronald Wilberforce3,82514.4%N/A
Majority5,35220.2%N/A
Turnout26,59771.3%5.7%
Swing+33%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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