Sutton and Cheam

Shows the general election results for Sutton and Cheam, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 64,281 and a turnout of 67.2%.


Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

Liberal Democrat Gain
Notional Candidate

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
LD 46.9%
Con 40.6%
Lab 11.8%
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  LD 20,255 46.9
Notional Candidate  Con 17,566 40.6
Notional Candidate  Lab 5,116 11.8
Notional Candidate * Oth 288 0.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
534 Sutton and Cheam 6.2%
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%
338 Sutton and Cheam 46.9%
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%
111 Sutton and Cheam 67.2%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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