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Gravesham

Shows the general election results for Gravesham, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 68,672 and a turnout of 65.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Notional Candidate
Majority
654
Electorate
68,672
Turnout
65.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
Con 43.7%
Lab 42.2%
LD 10.7%
UKIP 1.9%
Oth 1.4%

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 19,739 43.7
Notional Candidate  Lab 19,085 42.2
Notional Candidate  LD 4,851 10.7
Notional Candidate * UKIP 850 1.9
Notional Candidate * Oth 654 1.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
619 Gravesham 1.4%
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%
478 Gravesham 43.7%
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%
162 Gravesham 65.8%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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