October 1974 General Election

Walsall North

Labour hold / John Stonehouse
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourStonehouse, John28,34059.5%-4.1%
 ConservativeHodgson, Robin12,45526.2%-8.6%
 LiberalGill, W6,33713.3%N/A
 CommunistRichards, J4651%-0.6%
Majority15,88533.3%+4.5%
Turnout47,59766.5%-5.6%
Swing+2.25%
By-election held due to the MP's resignation
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeHodgson, Robin16,21243.3%+17.1%
 LabourWinnick, David11,83331.6%-27.9%
 IndependentWright, Sidney4,37411.7%N/A
 National FrontParker, Joseph2,7247.3%N/A
 LiberalOborski, Frances1,2123.2%-10.1%
 Socialist WorkersMcCallum, James5741.5%N/A
 National PartyPowell, Marian2580.7%N/A
 EcologyTyler, Jonathan1810.5%N/A
 Air, Road, Public Safety, White ResidentBoaks, Bill300.08%N/A
Majority4,37911.7%N/A
Turnout37,398INF%0%
Swing+22.5%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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