1945 General Election

Ashton under Lyne

Labour hold / William Allen Jowitt
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourJowitt, William Allen14,99856.4%+6.2%
 ConservativeGoodhart, Francis Henry Gerard Heron11,60443.6%-6.2%
Majority3,39412.8%+12.4%
Turnout26,60278.6%-2.4%
Swing+6.2%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 28 Oct 1939 by-election
By-election held due to the MP's elevation to the House of Lords
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourRhodes, Hervey12,88954%-2.4%
 ConservativeCary, RA8,36035%-8.6%
 LiberalBeale, A2,60410.9%N/A
Majority4,52919%+6.2%
Turnout23,85370.5%-8.1%
Swing+3.1%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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