Ogmore by-election, 1931

The Ogmore by-election of 1931 was held on 19 May 1931. The by-election was held due to the death of the incumbent Labour MP, Vernon Hartshorn. It was won by the Labour candidate Edward Williams.[1]

Ogmore by-election, 1931[2] Electorate 48,406
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Edward John Williams 19,356 78.8
Communist John Ross Campbell 5,219 21.2
Majority 14,137 57.6
Turnout 50.8
Labour hold Swing

Also see


  1. http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. Craig, F. W. S. (1983). British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3 ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 9/15/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.