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South Staffordshire

Shows the general election results for South Staffordshire, which is a constituency in Staffordshire. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 72,394 and a turnout of 37.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Notional Candidate
Majority
8,346
Electorate
72,394
Turnout
37.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
Con 50.6%
Lab 20.0%
LD 13.4%
UKIP 10.1%
Oth 4.2%
Green 1.6%

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 13,794 50.6
Notional Candidate  Lab 5,448 20.0
Notional Candidate  LD 3,654 13.4
Notional Candidate  UKIP 2,757 10.1
Notional Candidate * Oth 1,144 4.2
Notional Candidate * Green 437 1.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
110 South Staffordshire 30.6%
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%
197 South Staffordshire 50.6%
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%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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