Chippenham by-election, 1962


Chippenham by-election, 1962

A by-election was held for the British House of Commons constituency of Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, on 22 November 1962.

It was won by the Conservative Party candidate, Daniel Awdry.

Chippenham by-election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Daniel Awdry 13,439 36.8 −15.3
Liberal Christopher Layton 11,851 32.5 +15.6
Labour R. W. Portus 10,633 29.1 −1.9
Independent K. Jerrome 260 0.71
Independent J. Naylor 237 0.65
Independent M. Smith 88 0.24
Majority 1,588 4.3 −16.8
Turnout 36,508
Conservative hold Swing −15.5

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