1959 General Election

Orpington

Conservative hold / William Donald Massey Sumner
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeSumner, William Donald Massey24,30356.6%-3.3%
 LabourHart, Norman John9,54322.2%-5.4%
 LiberalGalloway, Jack Omar9,09221.2%+8.7%
Majority14,76034.4%+2.1%
Turnout42,93882.8%3.4%
Swing+1.05%
By-election held due to the MP's appointment as a County Court judge
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalLubbock, Eric Reginald22,84652.9%+31.7%
 ConservativeGoldman, Peter14,99134.7%-21.9%
 LabourJinkinson, Alan5,35012.4%-9.8%
Majority7,85518.2%N/A
Turnout43,187INF%0%
Swing+26.8%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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