Clare by-election, 1877

The Clare by-election of 1877 was fought on 13 August 1877. The byelection was fought due to the death of the incumbent Home Rule MP, Sir Colman O'Loghlen. It was won by the Home Rule candidate Sir Bryan O'Loghlen.[1]

Clare by-election, 1877[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Home Rule Sir Bryan O'Loghlen 1,721
Independent Nationalist Mr. O'Gorman Mahon 1,149
Irish Unionist Mr. Carey Reeve 765
Majority 351
Conservative Party (UK) hold Swing


  2. "Clare Election". Leicester Daily Mercury. 14 August 1877. Retrieved 6 October 2016 via British Newspaper Archive. (subscription required (help)).

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