1918 Ross by-election

The Ross by-election of 1918 was held on 4 May 1918. The by-election was held due to the incumbent Conservative MP, Percy Clive, being killed in action in the First World War. It was won by the Conservative candidate Charles Pulley.[1]

Ross by-election, 1918[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Charles Pulley 3,260 64.6
National Farmers Union T. Percy Preece 1,784 35.4 n/a
Majority 1,476 29.2
Turnout 44.2
Unionist hold Swing -1.4


  1. http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. F. W. S. Craig, British parliamentary election results 1885-1918

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