1945 General Election

Cambridge University

(2 seats)

Conservative hold / Kenneth William Murray Pickthorn
Independent gain from Conservative / Henry Wilson Harris
This seat elected two 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
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativePickthorn, Kenneth William Murray10,20246.2%N/A
 IndependentHarris, Henry Wilson3,57416.2%N/A
 Independent ProgressivePriestley, John Boynton5,04122.8%N/A
 IndependentHill, Charles2,23810.1%N/A
 National IndependentHoward-Williams, Ernest Leslie1,0364.7%N/A
Majority6,62830%N/A
Estimated Turnout11,04626.3%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 19-23 Feb 1940 by-election
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