1955 General Election

Weston-super-Mare

Conservative hold / Ian Leslie Orr-Ewing
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeOrr-Ewing, Ian Leslie30,48565.7%0%
 LabourAndrews, Robert15,94234.3%0%
Majority14,54331.4%-0%
Turnout46,42778.5%-1.2%
Swing+50%
By-election held due to the MP's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeWebster, David William Ernest21,27149.3%-16.4%
 LabourHampton, Edward11,29526.2%-8.1%
 LiberalTaylor, Edward10,58824.5%N/A
Majority9,97623.1%-8.3%
Turnout43,154INF%0%
Swing-4.15%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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