Kensington South by-election, 1945

The Kensington South by-election of 1945 was held on 20 November 1945. The byelection was held due to the elevation to hereditary peerage of the incumbent Conservative MP, Sir William Davison. It was won by the Conservative candidate Richard Law.[1]

By-election, 20 November 1945[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Rt Hon. Richard Kidston Law 15,846 81.7 +11.9
Liberal Lancelot Dykes Spicer 3,559 18.3 +7.0
Majority 12,287 68.4
Turnout 52,750 36.8
Conservative hold Swing


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