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West Lancashire

Shows the general election results for West Lancashire, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 74,298 and a turnout of 58.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Notional Candidate
Majority
6,084
Electorate
74,298
Turnout
58.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
Lab 48.1%
Con 34.0%
LD 14.0%
UKIP 2.0%
Oth 1.9%

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 20,746 48.1
Notional Candidate  Con 14,662 34.0
Notional Candidate  LD 6,059 14.0
Notional Candidate * UKIP 871 2.0
Notional Candidate * Oth 817 1.9
* Candidate lost their deposit

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
404 West Lancashire 14.1%
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%
293 West Lancashire 48.1%
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%
466 West Lancashire 58.1%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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