1955 General Election

Chichester

Conservative hold / Lancelot William Joynson-Hicks
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeJoynson-Hicks, Lancelot William30,85770.8%+1.1%
 LabourJones, Mervyn12,73529.2%-1.1%
Majority18,12241.6%+2.2%
Turnout43,59271.8%-5.5%
Swing+1.1%
By-election held due to the MP's elevation to the House of Lords
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeLoveys, Walter Harris23,15870.9%+0.1%
 LabourSimpkins, Edgar9,50429.1%-0.1%
Majority13,65441.8%+0.2%
Turnout32,662INF%0%
Swing+0.1%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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