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Gillingham and Rainham

Shows the general election results for Gillingham and Rainham, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 69,060 and a turnout of 64%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Notional Candidate
Majority
15
Electorate
69,060
Turnout
64%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
Lab 40.7%
Con 40.7%
LD 15.3%
UKIP 2.7%
Oth 0.6%

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 18,009 40.7
Notional Candidate  Con 17,994 40.7
Notional Candidate  LD 6,774 15.3
Notional Candidate * UKIP 1,180 2.7
Notional Candidate * Oth 254 0.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

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%
568 Gillingham and Rainham 40.7%
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%
222 Gillingham and Rainham 64.0%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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