Total Votes Cast

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Year Total Votes Cast
23 Feb 1950 44,614 Show data context
25 Oct 1951 44,302 Show data context
26 May 1955 40,226 Show data context
08 Oct 1959 41,236 Show data context
15 Oct 1964 37,286 Show data context
31 Mar 1966 34,330 Show data context
18 Jun 1970 34,835 Show data context
28 Feb 1974 48,000 Show data context
10 Oct 1974 43,568 Show data context
03 May 1979 48,164 Show data context
09 Jun 1983 42,922 Show data context
11 Jun 1987 45,081 Show data context
09 Apr 1992 46,209 Show data context
01 May 1997 46,319 Show data context
07 Jun 2001 39,226 Show data context
05 May 2005 39,509 Show data context
06 May 2010 43,815 Show data context
07 May 2015 42,818 Show data context
Date: Source:
1950 - 1970 F.W.S. Craig (ed.), British Parliamentary Election Results 1950-1970 (Chichester: Political Reference Publications, 1971) Within copyright. Permission granted to project.
1974 - 1992 Kimber, Political Science Resources
1997 - 2015 House of Commons Library, House of Commons Library Research Papers ,
2010 The Electoral Commission, The Electoral Commission

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Total number of votes cast. In multi-member constituencies this will be different from the total number of people voting.

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Date accessed: 18th November 2019