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GENERAL ELECTIONS AT HOME.

{By cable fom Reuter's Agency.) London, April 2. The election for Falmouth too place today. Sir Julius Vogel w-is a candidate, but was rejected. The election returns, so far as known, show that 175 Liberals and 103 Conservatives have been elected. The Liberals have gained forty-eight seats and lost 18. Leeds has returned Mr. Gladstone by an enormous majority. Lord Hartington has been re-elected for New Radnor without opposition. The Conservative papers foreshadow a change of Ministry. Both the Liberal candidates have been elected • by a large majority for Southwark, thus reversing the decision of February 13th, when a Conservative was elected to fill the place of the deceased Liberal member. Both the Liberal candidates have also been re-elected for Chelsea. London , April 3. Liberals have gained nineteen to-day, the total now gained being—Liberals, 50 ; Conservatives, 20. The sitting members ■for Lambeth and Tower Hamlets have • been re-elected. Two Liberals have been elected for Marylebone by large majorities. Bradlaugh, a Radical candidate, has been elected by a large majority for Northampton. The Right. Hon. James Lowther, Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, has been • defeated by a small majority for York. A change of Ministry is considered, inevitable, and the “ Times” publishes a paragraph stating that it is quite probable that Lord Granville will form a Ministry.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 83, 6 April 1880

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GENERAL ELECTIONS AT HOME. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 83, 6 April 1880

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