1959 General Election

Swansea East

Labour hold / David Llewellyn Mort
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourMort, David Llewellyn29,88467.5%-4.9%
 ConservativeEwing, Humphry JF Crum9,75422%-5.6%
 Plaid CymruRees, Chris4,65110.5%N/A
Majority20,13045.5%+0.7%
Turnout44,28980.1%8%
Swing+0.35%
By-election held due to the MP's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourMcBride, Neil18,90961.1%-6.4%
 LiberalOwens, Richard4,89515.8%N/A
 People's PartyAtkin, Leon2,4628%N/A
 ConservativeThomas, Pamela2,2727.3%-14.7%
 Plaid CymruRees, Edward Christopher1,6205.2%-5.3%
 CommunistPearce, Herbert7732.5%N/A
Majority14,01445.3%-0.2%
Turnout30,931INF%0%
Swing-0.4%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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