City of London by-election, 1945

The City of London by-election of 1945 was held on 31 October 1945. The byelection was held due to the elevation to hereditary peerage of the incumbent Conservative MP, George Broadbridge. It was won by the Conservative candidate Ralph Assheton.[1]

City Of London by-election, 1945[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ralph Assheton 4,506 74.99 +74.99
Liberal Arthur Strettell Comyns Carr 1,503 25.01 +14.00
Majority 3,003 49.98 N/A
Turnout 11,650 51.58 -12.3
Conservative hold Swing N/A


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