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Salford and Eccles

Shows the general election results for Salford and Eccles, which is a constituency in North West. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 67,754 and a turnout of 60.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Notional Candidate
Majority
4,950
Electorate
67,754
Turnout
60.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
Lab 45.6%
Con 33.6%
LD 19.2%
Oth 0.9%
UKIP 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 18,776 45.6
Notional Candidate  Con 13,826 33.6
Notional Candidate  LD 7,915 19.2
Notional Candidate * Oth 356 0.9
Notional Candidate * UKIP 306 0.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
444 Salford and Eccles 12.0%
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%
402 Salford and Eccles 45.6%
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%
374 Salford and Eccles 60.8%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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