1959 General Election

Rotherham

Labour hold / John Henry Jones
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourJones, John Henry28,29862.8%-0.5%
 ConservativeHall, Ronald16,75937.2%+0.5%
Majority11,53925.6%-1%
Turnout45,05778.9%1.5%
Swing-0.5%
By-election held due to the MP's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourO'Malley, Brian Kevin22,41169.3%+6.5%
 ConservativeBarrass, JM9,20928.5%-8.7%
 IndependentFox, A7422.3%N/A
Majority13,20240.8%+15.2%
Turnout32,362INF%0%
Swing+7.6%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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