1959 General Election

Glasgow Woodside

Scottish Unionist hold / William Grant
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Scottish UnionistGrant, William16,56749.3%-6.8%
 LabourMcGinley, John14,48343.1%-0.8%
 LiberalMcLaughlin, George Vincent2,5837.7%N/A
Majority2,0846.2%-6%
Turnout33,63375.2%2.4%
Swing-3%
By-election held due to the MP's appointment as a Lord Justice
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourCarmichael, Neil George8,30336.1%-7%
 Scottish UnionistGlen, Norman Macleod6,93630.1%-19.2%
 LiberalHouse, Jack5,00021.7%+14%
 SNPNiven, A2,56211.1%N/A
 Independent SocialistAldred, Guy Alfred1340.6%N/A
 Socialist (GB)Vallar, Robert830.4%N/A
Majority1,3676%N/A
Turnout23,018INF%0%
Swing+6.1%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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