1929 General Election

Combined English Universities

(2 seats)

Unionist hold / William Martin Conway
Independent gain from Liberal / Eleanor Florence Rathbone
This seat elected two MPs using the single transferrable vote system. Results shown use first preferences, and are in the order of those who stayed in the running longest. The constituency represented the Universities of Birmingham, Bristol, Durham, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Reading, and Sheffield.
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 UnionistConway, William Martin2,67926.8%N/A
 IndependentRathbone, Eleanor Florence3,33133.3%N/A
 LiberalConway, Robert Seymour2,23122.3%N/A
 UnionistSelby-Bigge, Lewis Amherst1,76217.6%N/A
Majority-652-6.5%N/A
Estimated Turnout5,00236.3%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 8-12 Mar 1926 by-election
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