UK General Election 2005:

Liberal Marginal Constituencies

Constituencies in order of majority as percentage of total votes, after the 2005 election
RankConstituencyMajorityMajority as %
of Total Vote
Majority as %
of Electorate
Runner-up
1Romsey125 0.25 0.17Conservative
2Solihull279 0.53 0.36Conservative
3Westmorland & Lonsdale267 0.54 0.38Conservative
4Ceredigion219 0.61 0.41Plaid Cymru
5Taunton573 0.96 0.68Conservative
6Rochdale442 1.08 0.63Labour
7Eastleigh568 1.14 0.75Conservative
8Somerton & Frome812 1.50 1.04Conservative
9Manchester Withington667 1.78 1.00Labour
10Hereford962 2.05 1.33Conservative
11Carshalton & Wallington1068 2.48 1.59Conservative
12Falmouth & Camborne1886 3.93 2.64Labour
13Leeds North West1877 4.20 2.62Labour
14Torbay2029 4.29 2.65Conservative
15Hornsey & Wood Green2395 5.06 3.13Labour
16Cheltenham2303 5.28 3.22Conservative
17Cornwall North3076 5.49 3.54Conservative
18Sutton & Cheam2846 6.79 4.53Conservative
19Chesterfield3045 6.90 4.11Labour
20Richmond Park3731 7.26 5.33Conservative
21Portsmouth South3362 8.33 4.83Conservative
22Cheadle4020 8.47 5.90Conservative
23Dunbartonshire East4061 8.69 6.35Labour
24Brent East2712 8.73 4.82Labour
25Bristol West5128 8.93 6.30Labour
26Birmingham Yardley2672 9.08 5.24Labour
27Southport3838 9.32 5.68Conservative
28Inverness Nairn Badenoch & Strathspey4148 9.37 5.98Labour
29Devon North4972 9.57 6.53Conservative
30Cambridge4339 9.96 6.18Labour
31Bath463810.12 6.98Conservative
32Brecon & Radnorshire390510.18 7.08Conservative
33Teignbridge621510.21 7.09Conservative
34Winchester747612.12 8.91Conservative
35Dorset Mid & Poole North548212.14 8.32Conservative
36Cornwall South East650712.17 8.06Conservative
37Berwickshire Roxburgh & Selkirk590113.00 8.33Conservative
38Argyll & Bute563613.04 8.38Conservative
39Colchester627713.98 8.11Conservative
40Southwark North & Bermondsey540614.24 7.03Labour
41Truro & St Austell740314.36 9.19Conservative
42Oxford West & Abingdon768314.61 9.58Conservative
43Cardiff Central559315.48 9.16Labour
44Yeovil856217.1511.02Conservative
45Aberdeenshire West & Kincardine747117.9411.40Conservative
46Norfolk North1060617.9913.13Conservative
47Kingston & Surbiton896618.0212.34Conservative
48Lewes847418.2012.63Conservative
49Northavon1103318.6813.71Conservative
50Twickenham996519.2813.95Conservative
51Hazel Grove774819.8112.04Conservative
52Sheffield Hallam868221.4814.85Conservative
53St Ives1160923.0315.54Conservative
54Montgomeryshire717323.8315.34Conservative
55Berwick-upon-Tweed863223.9215.22Conservative
56Harrogate & Knaresborough1042924.3316.03Conservative
57Gordon1102624.8115.33Labour
58Caithness Sutherland & Easter Ross816829.5317.52Labour
59Edinburgh West1360030.0520.52Conservative
60Fife North East1257132.6020.26Conservative
61Orkney & Shetland662737.3520.30Labour
62Ross Skye & Lochaber1424943.7928.30Labour


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