1970 General Election

Macclesfield

Conservative hold / Arthur Harvey
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeHarvey, Arthur29,02352.1%+5.3%
 LabourJeuda, Basil18,57133.3%-5.6%
 LiberalHammond, Robert8,12414.6%+0.3%
Majority10,45218.8%+10.9%
Turnout55,71876.4%-5.3%
Swing+5.45%
By-election held due to the MP's elevation to the House of Lords
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeWinterton, Nicholas24,93344.6%-7.5%
 LabourJeuda, Diana23,85442.7%+9.4%
 LiberalHammond, RM5,99110.7%-3.9%
 Anti-Common Market PartySimmerson, Reginald9761.7%N/A
 English National ResurgenceGoodall, Robert920.2%N/A
Majority1,0791.9%-16.9%
Turnout55,846INF%0%
Swing-8.45%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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