Liskeard by-election, 1869

The Liskeard by-election of 1869 was fought on 11 May 1869. The by-election was fought due to the death of the incumbent MP of the Liberal Party, Sir Arthur Buller. It was won by a Liberal candidate Edward Horsman, who was opposed by a more advanced Liberal, Francis Lycett, due to Horsman's perceived moderation.

By-Election 11 May 1869: Liskeard
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Rt Hon. Edward Horsman 368 56.36 N/A
Liberal Sir Francis Lycett 285 43.64 N/A
Majority 83 12.71 N/A
Turnout 653 74.12 N/A
Registered electors 881
Liberal hold Swing N/A


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