1931 General Election

Cambridge

Conservative hold / George Douglas Cochrane Newton
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeNewton, George Douglas Cochrane23,34773.2%+30%
 LabourWood, A8,55226.8%-4.7%
Majority14,79546.4%+34.7%
Turnout31,89975.6%-4.2%
Swing+17.35%
By-election held due to the MP's elevation to the House of Lords
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeTufnell, Richard Lionel14,89651.2%-22%
 LabourWood, Alexander12,17641.8%+15%
 LiberalMacfadyen, Dugald2,0237%N/A
Majority2,7209.4%-37%
Turnout29,09567.8%-7.8%
Swing-18.5%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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