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Croydon South

Results for Croydon South Show national results

Winning candidate: R.G.J. Ottaway

Majority: 13,528

Electorate: 75,812

Total number of votes cast: 48,897

Adjusted turnout: 64.5

Number of postal votes cast: 7,336

Number of proxy votes cast: 168

Number of rejected votes: 627

Parliamentary seats won

  • R.G.J. Ottaway, Conservative (51.8%)
  • P.J. Smith, Labour (24.1%)
  • S.J. Lawman, Liberal Democrat (20.6%)
  • J.R. Feisenberger, UK Independence Party (2.2%)
  • G.T. Dare, Veritas (1%)
  • M.R.L. Samuel, The People's Choice! Exclusively For All (0.4%)

Table of detailed results

Candidate surname Candidate initials Party / description Votes (no) Percentage of votes won
Ottaway R.G.J. Conservative 25,320 51.8
Smith P.J. Labour 11,792 24.1
Lawman S.J. Liberal Democrat 10,049 20.6
Feisenberger J.R. UK Independence Party 1,054 2.2
Dare G.T. Veritas 497 1
Samuel M.R.L. The People's Choice! Exclusively For All 185 0.4
  • Electorate: The number of electors eligible to vote at this election.
  • Valid votes: The total number of valid votes cast.
  • Postal votes counted: The total number of postal votes which went forward to the count after postal ballot verification.
  • Proxies issued: The total number of electors who appointed proxies to vote on their behalf.
  • Rejected ballot: The number of ballot papers which was declared invalid for one or more of the following reasons:
  • the ballot paper did not contain the official mark
  • where the voter had voted for more than the specified number of candidates
  • where the ballot paper contained writing or a mark by which the voter could be identified
  • where the ballot paper was unmarked or where it was unclear what the voter had intended
  • (A ballot paper may also be rejected in part).

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