1945 General Election

Combined English Universities

(2 seats)

Independent gain from Conservative / Eleanor Florence Rathbone
Independent hold / Kenneth Martin Lindsay
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. The constituency represented the Universities of Birmingham, Bristol, Durham, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Reading, and Sheffield.
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 IndependentRathbone, Eleanor Florence11,17653.3%N/A
 IndependentLindsay, Kenneth Martin1,9239.2%N/A
 Independent LabourWormald, Stanley3,21215.3%N/A
 IndependentArden, Eric Cuthbert2,43311.6%N/A
 IndependentRichardson, John Henry1,1245.4%N/A
 IndependentFoxall, AR1,1055.3%N/A
Majority-1,289-6.1%N/A
Estimated Turnout10,48725%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 15-19 Mar 1937 by-election
By-election held due to Rathbone's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeStrauss, Henry George5,48330%N/A
 IndependentStocks, Mary Danvers5,12428%N/A
 IndependentSimon, Ernest Emil Darwin4,02822%N/A
 Independent LabourWormald, Stanley3,41418.7%N/A
 British People's PartyOddie, Gerard2391.3%N/A
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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