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Hastings and Rye

Shows the general election results for Hastings and Rye, which is a constituency in East Sussex. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 77,326 and a turnout of 58.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Notional Candidate
Majority
1,156
Electorate
77,326
Turnout
58.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
Lab 40.6%
Con 38.1%
LD 15.9%
UKIP 2.7%
Green 2.3%
Oth 0.5%

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 18,519 40.6
Notional Candidate  Con 17,363 38.1
Notional Candidate  LD 7,228 15.9
Notional Candidate * UKIP 1,233 2.7
Notional Candidate * Green 1,032 2.3
Notional Candidate * Oth 207 0.5
* Candidate lost their deposit

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
597 Hastings and Rye 2.5%
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%
572 Hastings and Rye 40.6%
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%
434 Hastings and Rye 58.9%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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