1959 General Election

Bolton East

Conservative hold / Philip Ingress Bell
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeBell, Philip Ingress25,88552.8%-0.8%
 LabourHaines, Ronald23,15347.2%+0.8%
Majority2,7325.6%-1.6%
Turnout49,03882.8%3.6%
Swing-0.8%
By-election held due to the MP's appointment as a County Court judge
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeTaylor, Edwin15,49937.8%-15%
 LabourHowarth, Robert Lever14,85836.2%-11%
 LiberalByers, Charles Frank10,17324.8%N/A
 New ConservativeDayton, John E4931.2%N/A
Majority6411.6%-4%
Turnout41,023INF%0%
Swing-2%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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