1966 General Election

Sheffield Brightside

Labour hold / Richard Winterbottom
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourWinterbottom, Richard26,65375.9%+5.2%
 ConservativeHadfield, Raymond7,47621.3%-4.5%
 CommunistHill, Howard9892.8%-0.7%
Majority19,17754.6%+9.7%
Turnout35,11866.2%-4.1%
Swing+4.85%
By-election held due to the MP's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourGriffiths, Edward14,17955.2%-20.7%
 ConservativeRenfrew, Colin8,93134.8%+13.5%
 CommunistWilkinson, Robert1,0694.2%+1.4%
 IndependentGuest, Ronald9183.6%N/A
 IndependentLamber, Lt-Col HL5862.3%N/A
Majority5,24820.4%-34.2%
Turnout25,683INF%0%
Swing-17.1%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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