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Rutland and Melton

Shows the general election results for Rutland and Melton, which is a constituency in Leicestershire. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 75,654 and a turnout of 65.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Notional Candidate
Majority
12,998
Electorate
75,654
Turnout
65.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
Con 51.2%
Lab 24.9%
LD 18.6%
UKIP 3.2%
Oth 2.1%

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 25,328 51.2
Notional Candidate  Lab 12,330 24.9
Notional Candidate  LD 9,183 18.6
Notional Candidate * UKIP 1,562 3.2
Notional Candidate * Oth 1,033 2.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
166 Rutland and Melton 26.3%
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%
178 Rutland and Melton 51.2%
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%
172 Rutland and Melton 65.3%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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