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Blaenau Gwent

Shows the general election results for Blaenau Gwent, which is a constituency in Blaenau Gwent. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 53,301 and a turnout of 66.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

OTH
Other Gain
Notional Candidate
Majority
9,121
Electorate
53,301
Turnout
66.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
Oth 58.2%
Lab 32.3%
LD 4.3%
PC 2.4%
Con 2.3%
UKIP 0.5%

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  Oth 20,505 58.2
Notional Candidate  Lab 11,384 32.3
Notional Candidate * LD 1,511 4.3
Notional Candidate * PC 843 2.4
Notional Candidate * Con 816 2.3
Notional Candidate * UKIP 192 0.5
* Candidate lost their deposit

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
175 Blaenau Gwent 25.9%
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%
49 Blaenau Gwent 58.2%
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%
144 Blaenau Gwent 66.1%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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