Glasgow Cathcart by-election, 1946

The Glasgow Cathcart by-election of 1946 was held on 12 February 1946. The byelection was held due to the death of the incumbent Conservative MP, Francis Beattie. It was won by the Conservative candidate John Henderson.[1]

By-election 1946: Glasgow Cathcart[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist John Henderson 13,695 52.5 6.3
Labour A.B. Mackay 9,689 37.2 4.0
SNP Dr. William Taylor 2,700 10.4 N/A
Majority 4,006 15.4
Turnout 26,084
Unionist hold Swing 1.2


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