Two years ago a bye-election took place for the South-west division of Belfast.
He had not long before been returned at a bye-election for Musgrave.
Campaigning in the north--speaking at a bye-election--lecturing for the suffrage.
On the other hand, a defeat at a bye-election equals a victory at a general.
At a bye-election in 1875 he re-entered parliament as member for Chatham, which he continued to represent until 1892.
For a Cabinet Minister, defeated at a bye-election, a seat must be found.
Harcourt and Cardwell were returned; but immediately afterwards Cardwell was raised to the peerage, and a bye-election ensued.
A story is told of a bye-election impending in Yorkshire, in which Pitt had particularly interested himself.
You don't want the bother and expense of a bye-election (approving murmurs) if it can be avoided.
As for coercion every day, I might say, every bye-election shows us how it becomes more and more odious to the British democracy.