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East Mayo (UK Parliament constituency)

East Mayo
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
18851922
Number of members One
Created from Mayo

East Mayo was a parliamentary constituency in Ireland, which returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1885 to 1922.

Prior to the 1885 general election the area was part of the Mayo constituency. From 1922 it was not represented in the UK Parliament.

Boundaries

This constituency comprised the eastern part of County Mayo.

Members of Parliament

Years Member Party
1885–1890 John Dillon Irish Parliamentary Party
1891–1900 Anti-Parnellite
1900–1918 Irish Parliamentary Party
1918–1922 Éamon de Valera Sinn Féin

Elections

Elections in the 1880s

General Election 27 November 1885: Mayo East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary John Dillon Unopposed
Registered electors 8149
Irish Parliamentary win (new seat)
General Election 6 July 1886: Mayo East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary John Dillon Unopposed
Registered electors 8149
Irish Parliamentary hold

Elections in the 1890s

General Election 13 July 1892: Mayo East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish National Federation John Dillon 2,464 90.6 N/A
Parnellite Nationalist John Fitzgibbon 257 9.4 N/A
Majority 2,207 81.2 N/A
Turnout 2,721 42.6 N/A
Registered electors 6,387
Irish National Federation gain from Irish Parliamentary Swing N/A
General Election 19 July 1895: Mayo East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish National Federation John Dillon Unopposed
Registered electors 7,966
Irish National Federation hold

Elections in the 1900s

General Election 3 October 1900: Mayo East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary John Dillon Unopposed
Registered electors 8,225
Irish Parliamentary hold
General Election 19 January 1906: Mayo East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary John Dillon Unopposed
Registered electors 8,029
Irish Parliamentary hold

Elections in the 1910s

General Election 18 January 1910: Mayo East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary John Dillon Unopposed
Registered electors 7,816
Irish Parliamentary hold
General Election 6 December 1910: Mayo East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary John Dillon Unopposed
Registered electors 7,816
Irish Parliamentary hold
General Election 14 December 1918: Mayo East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Sinn Féin Éamon de Valera 8,975 66.5 N/A
Irish Parliamentary John Dillon 4,514 33.5 N/A
Majority 4,461 33.0 N/A
Turnout 13,489 62.3 N/A
Registered electors 21,635
Sinn Féin gain from Irish Parliamentary Swing N/A

References