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Rochester By-election

8 February 1856

Result

A by-election was held in Rochester on 8 February 1856 to elect a member of parliament for the constituency. The following result was declared by the returning officer:

Candidate Votes %
  Majority 61 5.8
  Turnout 1,059 90.5
  Radical gain from Conservative

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

Vote Share

Vote Change

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