1955 General Election

Bristol West

Conservative hold / Sir Walter Turner Monckton
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeMonckton, Sir Walter Turner32,76775.3%+11.7%
 LabourJohnson, Walter Hamlet10,76624.7%-4.1%
Majority22,00150.6%+15.8%
Turnout43,53374.6%-5.9%
Swing+7.9%
By-election held due to the MP's elevation to the House of Lords
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeCooke, Robert Gordon24,58570.2%-5.1%
 LabourRodgers, Willaim Thomas10,42329.8%+5.1%
Majority14,16240.4%-10.2%
Turnout35,008INF%0%
Swing-5.1%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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