Houghton and Washington East - UK Parliament Constituency

Here are the most recent election results for the Houghton and Washington East constituency.

Note: Smaller parties may be omitted. The candidate with the largest vote who does not belong to one of the main parties is listed as 'Minor'. Votes listed for 'Other' are calculated by taking the votes from the main parties and 'Minor' away from the total votes cast.

NameHoughton and Washington East
RegionNorth East
Current StatusAbolished

History

ElectionParty
Election 2005Labour
Election 2001Labour
Election 1997Labour

Election 2005

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour22,31064.31%-8.90%
Liberal Democrat6,24518.00%+5.51%
Conservative4,77213.75%-0.54%
Minor1,3673.94%N/A
Majority16,06546.30%-
Turnout34,69451.24%+1.73%
Electorate67,713--
Swing from Labour to Liberal Democrat-7.20%-
Labour hold

Election 2001

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour24,62873.21%-3.18%
Conservative4,81014.30%+1.41%
Liberal Democrat4,20312.49%+4.82%
Majority19,81858.91%-
Turnout33,64149.51%-12.59%
Electorate67,946--
Swing from Labour to Conservative-2.29%-
Labour hold

Election 1997

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Labour31,94676.38%N/A
Conservative5,39112.89%N/A
Liberal Democrat3,2097.67%N/A
Minor1,2773.05%N/A
Majority26,55563.49%-
Turnout41,82362.10%N/A
Electorate67,343--
Swing-N/A-
Labour win
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