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2005
PartyCandidateVotes%±%

Conservative Roger Gale 21,699 49.6 -0.7

Labour Iris Johnston 14,065 32.2 -2.2

Liberal Democrat Mark Barnard 6,279 14.4 +3.4

UKIP Timothy Stocks 1,689 3.9 +1.6
Majority 7,634 17.5
Turnout 43,732 60.1 1.1

Conservative hold Swing +0.8

 

General Election Results

See the results going back to 1983…

2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%

Conservative Roger Gale 21,699 49.6 -0.7

Labour Iris Johnston 14,065 32.2 -2.2

Liberal Democrat Mark Barnard 6,279 14.4 +3.4

UKIP Timothy Stocks 1,689 3.9 +1.6
Majority 7,634 17.5
Turnout 43,732 60.1 1.1

Conservative hold Swing +0.8

 

2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%

Conservative Roger Gale 21,050 50.3 +6.2

Labour James Stewart Laing 14,400 34.4 -4.0

Liberal Democrat Seth Proctor 4,603 11.0 -0.4

UKIP John Moore 980 2.3 +1.4

Independent (politician) David Shortt 440 1.1 N/A

National Front Thomas Holmes 395 0.9 N/A
Majority 6,650 15.9
Turnout 41,868 59.0 -9.9

Conservative hold Swing

1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%

Conservative Roger Gale 21,586 44.1

Labour Iris Johnston 18,820 38.4

Liberal Democrat Paul Kendrick 5,576 11.4

Referendum Party M Chambers 2,535 5.2

UKIP J E Haines 438 1.1
Majority 2,766 5.7
Turnout 48,955 68.8

Conservative hold Swing

1992
Party Candidate Votes % ±%

Conservative Roger Gale 30,867 57.2

Labour A M Bretman 12,657 23.46

Liberal Democrat J L Phillips 9,563 17.72

Green H F Dawe 873 1.62
Majority 18,210 33.75
Turnout 53,960 76.02

Conservative hold Swing

1987
Party Candidate Votes % ±%

Conservative Roger Gale 29,225 58.03

SDP-Liberal Alliance N R M Cranston 11,745 23.32

Labour A M Bretman 8,395 16.67

Green D R Condor 996 1.98
Majority 17,480 34.71
Turnout 50,361 72.23

Conservative hold Swing

1983
Party Candidate Votes % ±%

Conservative Roger Gale 26,801 58.44

SDP-Liberal Alliance W MacMillan 12,256 26.72

Labour Cherie Booth 6,482 14.13

BNP B Dobing 324 0.71
Majority 14,051 32.37
Turnout 45,863 70.02

Conservative hold Swing


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