1935 General Election

Ashford

Conservative hold / William Patrick Spens
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeSpens, William Patrick21,32359.2%+0.5%
 LiberalMatthews, Richard Borlase8,33823.2%N/A
 LabourBeck, WJ6,33317.6%N/A
Majority12,98536%+18.6%
Turnout35,99473.6%-2.3%
Swing-11.35%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 17 Mar 1933 by-election
By-election held due to the MP's appointment as Chief Justice of India
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeSmith, Edward Percy9,64869.7%+10.5%
 Common WealthWilliamson, Catherine Ellis4,19230.3%N/A
Majority5,45639.4%+3.4%
Turnout13,840INF%0%
Swing-9.9%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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