1931 General Election

Wednesbury

Conservative gain from Labour / Viscount Ednam
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeEdnam, Viscount25,00054.5%+16.4%
 LabourShort, Alfred20,84245.5%-4.5%
Majority4,1589%N/A
Turnout45,84289%-0.7%
Swing+10.45%
By-election held due to the MP's elevation to the House of Lords
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourBanfield, John William21,97754.7%+9.2%
 ConservativeDavis, Reginald Graham18,19845.3%-9.2%
Majority3,7799.4%N/A
Turnout40,17578%-11%
Swing+9.2%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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