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Chatham By-election
26 June 1834

A by-election was held in Chatham on 26 June 1834 to elect a member of parliament for the constituency after the resignation of Whig MP William Maberly.

The Whigs won the previous election in 1832 with a majority of 115. At this election, they held the seat with a majority of 70.

George Byng was elected as the member of parliament for Chatham.


The following result was declared by the returning officer:

Candidate Votes %
  Majority 70 15.4
  Turnout 454 67.2
  Whig hold

To order the candidates by name or number of votes received, click on the appropriate column heading.

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