1950 General Election

Westhoughton

Labour hold / Rhys John Davies
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourDavies, Rhys John30,11762.3%-2.6%
 ConservativeCrowther, Joan18,25937.7%+2.6%
Majority11,85824.6%-5.2%
Turnout48,37688.3%11%
Swing-2.6%
By-election held due to the MP's resignation due to ill health
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourPrice, Joseph Thomas25,36860.4%-1.9%
 ConservativeLand, FJ16,61439.6%+1.9%
Majority8,75420.8%-3.8%
Turnout41,982INF%0%
Swing-1.9%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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