Louth and Horncastle

Shows the general election results for Louth and Horncastle, which is a constituency in Lincolnshire. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 74,784 and a turnout of 62.2%.


Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

Conservative Gain
Notional Candidate

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
Con 46.4%
Lab 25.3%
LD 20.5%
UKIP 7.8%

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 21,598 46.4
Notional Candidate  Lab 11,785 25.3
Notional Candidate  LD 9,554 20.5
Notional Candidate  UKIP 3,611 7.8

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
254 Louth and Horncastle 21.1%
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%
361 Louth and Horncastle 46.4%
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%
310 Louth and Horncastle 62.2%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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