United Kingdom general election, 2005 (Cornwall)

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United Kingdom general election, 2015
Cornwall
2001 ←
5 May 2005 (2005-05-05)
Members elected
→ 2010

All 6 Cornish seats to the House of Commons
  First party Second party
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Leader Charles Kennedy Tony Blair
Party Liberal Democrat Labour
Leader since 9 August 1999 21 July 1994
Last election 4 Seats 1 Seat
Seats before 4 1
Seats won '5 0
Seat change Increase1 Decrease1
Popular vote 115,241 41,140
Percentage 44.4% 15.9%
Swing Decrease0.5% Decrease1.4%

CornwallParliamentaryConstituency2005Results.svg

Constituency map of Cornwall, coloured by winning party

Prime Minister before election

Tony Blair
Labour

Subsequent Prime Minister

Tony Blair
Labour

The results of the 2005 United Kingdom general election in Cornwall were all announced on Friday 6 May 2005.

Overall results[edit]

Party MPs +/- Votes % +/-%
Liberal Democrats 5 +1 115,241 44.4 −0.5
Conservative Party 0 82,543 31.8 −0.8
Labour Party 0 −1 41,140 15.9 −1.4
UKIP 0 12,863 5.0 +1.3
Mebyon Kernow 0 3,552 1.4 +0.1
Green Party 0 1,738 0.7 N/A
Veritas 0 911 0.4 N/A
Liberal 0 423 0.2 −0.1
Others 0 1,022 0.4 +0.36

Seat by seat[edit]

Constituency Party MP Majority Result Swing
Falmouth & Camborne Liberal Democrat Julia Goldsworthy 1,886 LibDem gain from Lab 9.5% from Labour to Liberal Democrats
North Cornwall Liberal Democrat Dan Rogerson 3,076 LibDem hold 6.4% from Liberal Democrats to Conservative
South East Cornwall Liberal Democrat Colin Breed 6,507 LibDem hold 0.9% from Conservative to Liberal Democrats
St Ives Liberal Democrat Andrew George 11,602 LibDem hold 1.3% from Conservative to Liberal Democrats
Truro and St Austell Liberal Democrat Matthew Taylor 7,403 LibDem hold 0.8% from Liberal Democrats to Conservative

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