Altrincham and Sale West

Shows the general election results for Altrincham and Sale West, which is a constituency in North West. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 63,969 and a turnout of 67.8%.


Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

Conservative Gain
Notional Candidate

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
Con 47.0%
Lab 29.4%
LD 21.9%
UKIP 1.7%

Party results

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Notional Candidate  Con 20,384 47.0
Notional Candidate  Lab 12,766 29.4
Notional Candidate  LD 9,489 21.9
Notional Candidate * UKIP 718 1.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
328 Altrincham and Sale West 17.6%
650 Gillingham and Rainham 0.0%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 47.6%
1 Knowsley 71.8%
325 Altrincham and Sale West 47.0%
650 Ochil and South Perthshire 31.4%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 61.1%
1 West Dorset 76.4%
98 Altrincham and Sale West 67.8%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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