1955 General Election

North Dorset

Conservative hold / Robert Fisher Crouch
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeCrouch, Robert Fisher18,90652.1%+5.1%
 LiberalPortman, Michael Berkeley11,74732.4%-12.6%
 LabourDutfield, Herbert J5,63315.5%+7.5%
Majority7,15919.7%+17.7%
Turnout36,28682.2%-4.2%
Swing+8.85%
By-election held due to the MP's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeGlyn, Richard Hamilton15,51345.1%-7%
 LiberalEmlyn-Jones, John Alun12,41136.1%+3.7%
 LabourDutfield, HJ6,27818.3%+2.8%
 IndependentWright, HC1700.5%N/A
Majority3,1029%-10.7%
Turnout34,372INF%0%
Swing-5.35%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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