1918 General Election

Taunton

Unionist hold / Dennis Fortescue Boles
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Unionist with Coalition CouponBoles, Dennis Fortescue12,61972.4%+19%
 LabourWoods, George Saville4,81627.6%N/A
Majority7,80344.8%+38%
Turnout17,43560.4%-28.2%
Swing-4.3%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 11 Nov 1912 by-election
By-election held due to the MP's resignation
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Unionist with Coalition CouponGriffith-Boscawen, Arthur Sackville Trevor12,99461.1%-11.3%
 LabourLunnon, James8,29038.9%+11.3%
Majority4,70422.2%-22.6%
Turnout21,28473.5%13.1%
Swing-11.3%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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