Dublin County by-election, 1874

Dublin County by-election, 1874
United Kingdom
18 March 1874

Candidate Thomas Edward Taylor Charles Stewart Parnell
Party Irish Conservative Home Rule
Popular vote 2,183 1,235
Percentage 63.9 36.1

Location of Dublin County constituency within Ireland

MP before election

Thomas Edward Taylor
Irish Conservative

Subsequent MP

Thomas Edward Taylor
Irish Conservative

The Dublin County by-election of 1874 was fought on 18 March 1874. The byelection was fought due to the incumbent Conservative MP, Thomas Edward Taylor, becoming Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. It was retained by the incumbent.

Dublin County by-election, 1874
Registered electors 4,193[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Conservative Thomas Edward Taylor 2,183 63.9 N/A
Home Rule Charles Stewart Parnell 1,235 36.1 N/A
Majority 948 27.7 N/A
Turnout 3,418 81.5 N/A
Irish Conservative hold Swing N/A


  1. Walker, Brian Mercer (1978). Parliamentary Election Results in Ireland, 1801-1922. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. p. 120.

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