1955 General Election

Wednesbury

Labour hold / Stanley Norman Evans
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourEvans, Stanley Norman26,06460.4%-0.1%
 ConservativeHall, Ronald17,12039.6%+0.1%
Majority8,94420.8%-0.2%
Turnout43,18472.9%-9.4%
Swing-0.1%
By-election held due to the MP's resignation due to a disagreement over the Suez Crisis with his party
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourStonehouse, John Thomson22,23562.2%+1.8%
 ConservativeTapsell, Peter Hannay Bailey9,99928%-11.6%
 IndependentWade, Michael3,5299.9%N/A
Majority12,23634.2%+13.4%
Turnout35,763INF%0%
Swing+6.7%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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