1945 General Election

Glasgow Gorbals

Labour gain from Independent Labour Party / George Buchanan
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourBuchanan, George21,07380%+74.1%
 Scottish UnionistMactaggart, Ian Auld5,26920%+0.9%
Majority15,80460%N/A
Turnout26,34256.8%-9.3%
Swing+36.6%
By-election held due to the MP's appointment as Chairman of the National Assistance Board
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourCullen, Alice13,70654.6%-25.4%
 Scottish UnionistRoxburgh, W7,18128.6%+8.6%
 CommunistKerrigan, Peter4,23316.9%N/A
Majority6,52526%-34%
Turnout25,120INF%0%
Swing-17%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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