1959 General Election

South Northamptonshire

Conservative hold / Sir Reginald Edward Manningham-Buller
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeManningham-Buller, Sir Reginald Edward24,22657%+1.6%
 LabourRichardson, Arthur18,29243%-1.6%
Majority5,93414%+3.2%
Turnout42,51882.7%1.1%
Swing+1.6%
By-election held due to the MP's elevation to the House of Lords
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeJones, Albert Arthur14,92141.2%-15.8%
 LabourWilde, Ivor14,00438.6%-4.4%
 LiberalPicarda, N7,00219.3%N/A
 IndependentBuchan, P3320.9%N/A
Majority9172.6%-11.4%
Turnout36,259INF%0%
Swing-5.7%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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