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1936 East Grinstead by-election facts for kids

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The East Grinstead by-election of 1936 was held on 23 July 1936. The by-election was held due to the elevation to the peerage of the incumbent Conservative MP, Henry Cautley. It was won by the Conservative candidate Ralph Clarke.

East Grinstead by-election, 1936
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ralph Clarke 22,207 79.6 +1.2
Labour Albert Edward Millett 5,708 20.4 -1.2
Majority 16,499 59.2 +2.4
Turnout 27,915 45.5 -15.7
Conservative hold Swing +1.2
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