1941 West Dorset by-election

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West Dorset
by-election, 1941

← 1935 21 June 1941 1945 →

West Dorset constituency
  First party
Candidate Simon Wingfield Digby
Party Conservative
Popular vote Unopposed

MP before election

Philip Colfox

Elected MP

Simon Wingfield Digby

The West Dorset by-election of 1941 was held on 21 June 1941. The by-election was held due to the resignation of the incumbent Conservative MP, Philip Colfox. It was won by the Conservative candidate Simon Wingfield Digby.[1]

West Dorset by-election, 1941[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Simon Wingfield Digby unopposed n/a n/a
Conservative hold Swing n/a


  1. ^ http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1983). British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.