Wyre and Preston North

Shows the general election results for Wyre and Preston North, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2005 it had a total electorate of 69,408 and a turnout of 63.3%.


Summary of the key information for the 2005 general election.

Conservative Gain
Notional Candidate

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2005
Con 54.7%
Lab 27.2%
LD 16.1%
UKIP 2.1%

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 24,011 54.7
Notional Candidate  Lab 11,929 27.2
Notional Candidate  LD 7,055 16.1
Notional Candidate * UKIP 931 2.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Highest and lowest 2005

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Easington 58.4%
149 Wyre and Preston North 27.5%
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%
98 Wyre and Preston North 54.7%
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%
256 Wyre and Preston North 63.3%
650 South Staffordshire 37.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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