1950 General Election

Woolwich East

Labour hold / Ernest Bevin
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourBevin, Ernest26,60461.6%-9.3%
 ConservativeCampbell, JD14,23433%+6%
 LiberalSage, Arthur Maxwell1,5043.5%N/A
 CommunistDutt, Rajani Palme6011.4%N/A
 IndependentHancock, F2520.6%N/A
Majority12,37028.6%-15.3%
Turnout43,19583.3%10.6%
Swing-7.65%
By-election held due to the MP's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourMayhew, Christopher Paget20,80160.7%-0.9%
 ConservativeHarvey, Richard Jon Stanley13,44939.3%+6.3%
Majority7,35221.4%-7.2%
Turnout34,250INF%0%
Swing-3.6%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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