Clackmannanshire and Kinross-shire by-election, 1899

The Clackmannanshire and Kinross-shire by-election, 1899 was a parliamentary by-election held for the British House of Commons constituency of Clackmannanshire and Kinross-shire on 20 December 1899. The seat had become vacant when the sitting Liberal Member of Parliament John Balfour resigned having been appointed a judge. [1]

The Liberal candidate, Eugene Wason, the former MP for South Ayrshire won the seat in a straight fight with his Conservative opponent George Younger. [2]

The result

Clackmannanshire and Kinross-shire by-election, 1899[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Eugene Wason 3,489
Conservative George Younger 2,973
Majority 516


References

  1. ^ The Times, 21 December 1899
  2. ^ The Times, 30 December 1899
  3. ^ The Times, 21 December 1899 p9

See also

  • List of United Kingdom by-elections (1885-1900)

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