1935 General Election

Combined Scottish Universities

(3 seats)

Scottish Unionist hold / John Graham Kerr
Liberal National gain from Liberal / George Alexander Morrison
Scottish Unionist hold / Archibald Noel Skelton
This seat elected three 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 Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and St Andrew's
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Scottish UnionistKerr, John Graham8,25230.4%N/A
 Liberal NationalMorrison, George Alexander7,52927.8%N/A
 Scottish UnionistSkelton, Archibald Noel7,47927.6%N/A
 SNPGibb, Andrew Dewar3,86514.2%N/A
Majority7232.6%N/A
Estimated Turnout9,04217.1%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 7-Feb 1934 or 17-22 Jun 1935 by-elections
By-election held due to the death of Skelton
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 National LabourMacDonald, James Ramsay16,39350%N/A
 SNPGibb, Andrew Dewar9,03427.6%N/A
 LabourThomson, David Cleghorn7,35922.4%N/A
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
By-election held due to MacDonald's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 National GovernmentAnderson, John14,04248.8%N/A
 IndependentMelville, Francis5,61819.5%N/A
 SNPGibb, Andrew Dewar5,24618.2%N/A
 Independent ProgressiveMitchell, Peter Chalmers3,86813.4%N/A
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the earlier by-election
By-election held due to Morrison's resignation
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 IndependentOrr, John Boyd20,19771.2%N/A
 Liberal NationalMunro, RM8,17728.8%N/A
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the earlier by-election
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