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North Ayrshire and Arran

Shows the general election results for North Ayrshire and Arran, which is a constituency in North Ayrshire. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 72,986 and a turnout of 60.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Notional Candidate
Majority
11,296
Electorate
72,986
Turnout
60.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
Lab 43.9%
Con 18.4%
SNP 18.0%
LD 16.4%
SSP 1.8%
UKIP 0.9%
Oth 0.7%

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 19,417 43.9
Notional Candidate  Con 8,121 18.4
Notional Candidate  SNP 7,938 18.0
Notional Candidate  LD 7,264 16.4
Notional Candidate * SSP 780 1.8
Notional Candidate * UKIP 382 0.9
Notional Candidate * Oth 303 0.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
179 North Ayrshire and Arran 25.6%
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%
467 North Ayrshire and Arran 43.9%
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%
381 North Ayrshire and Arran 60.6%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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