Total Votes Cast

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Year Total Votes Cast
23 Feb 1950 49,666 Show data context
25 Oct 1951 51,066 Show data context
26 May 1955 49,400 Show data context
08 Oct 1959 50,244 Show data context
15 Oct 1964 51,654 Show data context
31 Mar 1966 51,978 Show data context
18 Jun 1970 55,889 Show data context
28 Feb 1974 51,456 Show data context
10 Oct 1974 49,094 Show data context
03 May 1979 56,829 Show data context
09 Jun 1983 57,909 Show data context
11 Jun 1987 61,954 Show data context
09 Apr 1992 65,840 Show data context
01 May 1997 48,427 Show data context
07 Jun 2001 39,812 Show data context
05 May 2005 41,204 Show data context
06 May 2010 44,927 Show data context
07 May 2015 47,075 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: 09th December 2021