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Bournemouth East

Shows the general election results for Bournemouth East, which is a constituency in Dorset. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 70,952 and a turnout of 59%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Notional Candidate
Majority
5,874
Electorate
70,952
Turnout
59%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
Con 45.3%
LD 31.3%
Lab 18.6%
UKIP 4.9%

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 18,949 45.3
Notional Candidate  LD 13,075 31.3
Notional Candidate  Lab 7,761 18.6
Notional Candidate * UKIP 2,050 4.9
* Candidate lost their deposit

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
406 Bournemouth East 14.0%
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%
421 Bournemouth East 45.3%
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%
433 Bournemouth East 59.0%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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