1922 General Election

Portsmouth South

Unionist hold / Herbert Robin Cayzer
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 UnionistCayzer, Herbert Robin19,96068.7%+0.4%
 LiberalLawson, Henry Merrick9,08031.3%+12.8%
Majority10,88037.4%-12.4%
Turnout29,04073.7%11.7%
Swing-6.2%
By-election held due to the MP's resignation
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 UnionistWilson, Leslie Orme14,30174.7%+6%
 Independent UnionistThomas, GC4,83425.3%N/A
Majority9,46749.4%+12%
Turnout19,13548.5%-25.2%
Swing-3.4%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
By-election held due to the MP's appointment as Governor of Bombay
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 UnionistCayzer, Herbert Robin11,88454.9%-13.8%
 LiberalLawson, Henry Merrick9,76345.1%+13.8%
Majority2,1219.8%-27.6%
Turnout21,64754.9%-18.8%
Swing-13.8%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the earlier by-election
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