1955 General Election

Rochdale

Conservative hold / Wentworth Schofield
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeSchofield, Wentworth26,51851.5%+1.1%
 LabourMcCann, Jack24,92848.5%-1.1%
Majority1,5903%+2.2%
Turnout51,44682.8%-2.9%
Swing+1.1%
By-election held due to the MP's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourMcCann, John22,13344.7%-3.8%
 LiberalKennedy, Ludovic Henry Coverley17,60335.5%N/A
 ConservativeParkinson, John9,82719.8%-31.7%
Majority4,5309.2%N/A
Turnout49,563INF%0%
Swing-1.35%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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