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Easington

Shows the general election results for Easington, which is a constituency in County Durham. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 62,372 and a turnout of 51.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Notional Candidate
Majority
18,874
Electorate
62,372
Turnout
51.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
Lab 71.3%
LD 12.9%
Con 10.7%
Oth 5.1%

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 23,043 71.3
Notional Candidate  LD 4,169 12.9
Notional Candidate  Con 3,472 10.7
Notional Candidate  Oth 1,638 5.1

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
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%
3 Easington 71.3%
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%
594 Easington 51.8%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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