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Great Grimsby

Shows the general election results for Great Grimsby, which is a constituency in Humberside. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 63,711 and a turnout of 51.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Notional Candidate
Majority
7,654
Electorate
63,711
Turnout
51.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
Lab 47.1%
Con 23.8%
LD 19.3%
Oth 4.1%
UKIP 3.8%
Green 2.0%

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 15,512 47.1
Notional Candidate  Con 7,858 23.8
Notional Candidate  LD 6,356 19.3
Notional Candidate * Oth 1,338 4.1
Notional Candidate * UKIP 1,239 3.8
Notional Candidate * Green 661 2.0
* Candidate lost their deposit

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
217 Great Grimsby 23.2%
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%
323 Great Grimsby 47.1%
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%
595 Great Grimsby 51.7%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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