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Taunton Deane

Shows the general election results for Taunton Deane, which is a constituency in Somerset. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 81,767 and a turnout of 69.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Gain
Notional Candidate
Majority
1,868
Electorate
81,767
Turnout
69.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
LD 44.4%
Con 41.1%
Lab 12.1%
UKIP 2.4%

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 25,159 44.4
Notional Candidate  Con 23,291 41.1
Notional Candidate  Lab 6,844 12.1
Notional Candidate * UKIP 1,355 2.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
585 Taunton Deane 3.3%
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%
455 Taunton Deane 44.4%
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%
49 Taunton Deane 69.3%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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