1955 General Election

Leeds North East

Conservative gain from Labour / Osbert Peake
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativePeake, Osbert24,90261.4%+19.7%
 LabourWaterman, Harry Mordecai15,62338.6%-19.7%
Majority9,27922.8%N/A
Turnout40,52573.1%7.2%
Swing+19.7%
By-election held due to the MP's elevation to the House of Lords
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeJoseph, Keith Sinjohn14,08163.2%+1.8%
 LabourWaterman, Harry8,21236.8%-1.8%
Majority5,86926.4%+3.6%
Turnout22,293INF%0%
Swing+1.8%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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