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Barnsley Central

Shows the general election results for Barnsley Central, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 64,774 and a turnout of 47.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Notional Candidate
Majority
11,839
Electorate
64,774
Turnout
47.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
Lab 57.6%
LD 19.3%
Con 14.7%
Oth 8.3%

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  Lab 17,805 57.6
Notional Candidate  LD 5,966 19.3
Notional Candidate  Con 4,548 14.7
Notional Candidate  Oth 2,578 8.3

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
53 Barnsley Central 38.3%
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%
58 Barnsley Central 57.6%
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%
632 Barnsley Central 47.7%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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