Elmet and Rothwell

Shows the general election results for Elmet and Rothwell, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 76,229 and a turnout of 69.8%.


Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

Labour Gain
Notional Candidate

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
Lab 45.9%
Con 34.5%
LD 17.3%
Oth 2.3%

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 24,416 45.9
Notional Candidate  Con 18,338 34.5
Notional Candidate  LD 9,202 17.3
Notional Candidate * Oth 1,231 2.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
460 Elmet and Rothwell 11.4%
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%
386 Elmet and Rothwell 45.9%
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%
39 Elmet and Rothwell 69.8%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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