1945 General Election

Paisley

Labour gain from Liberal / Oliver Ridsdale Baldwin
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourBaldwin, Oliver Ridsdale25,15655.6%+6%
 Scottish UnionistGalbraith, Thomas Galloway Dunlop14,82632.7%N/A
 LiberalGlen-Coats, Louise4,53210%-40.4%
 IndependentEagles, Allan Richard7651.7%N/A
Majority10,33022.9%N/A
Turnout45,27973.9%-6.4%
Swing-13.35%
By-election held due to the MP's elevation to the House of Lords
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourJohnston, Douglas Harold27,21356.8%+1.2%
 National GovernmentMacCormick, John MacDonald20,66843.2%N/A
Majority6,54513.6%-9.3%
Turnout47,881INF%0%
Swing-21%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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