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Buckingham

Results for Buckingham Show national results

Winning candidate: John Simon Bercow

Majority: 12,529

Electorate: 74,989

Total number of votes cast: 49,499

Adjusted turnout: 64.46

Number of postal votes cast: 7,594

Number of proxy votes cast: 320

Number of rejected votes: 1,067

Vote share

  • J.S. Bercow, Speaker (47.3%)
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  • J.C.C. Stevens, Buckinghamshire Campaign For Democracy (21.4%)
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  • N.P. Farage, United Kingdom Independence Party (17.4%)
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  • F.P.S. Phillips, Independent (5.0%)
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  • D.V. Martin, Independent (2.6%)
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  • L. Mozar, British National Party (2.0%)
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  • C. Dale-Mills, Monster Raving Loony Party (1.8%)
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  • W.G. Howard, Independent (0.9%)
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  • D.P.R. Hews, Christian Party (0.8%)
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  • A. Watts, Independent (0.7%)
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  • S.J. Strutt, Cut the Deficit Party (0.2%)
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Table of detailed results

Candidate surname Candidate initials Party / description Votes (no) Percentage of votes won
Bercow J.S. Speaker 22,860 47.3
Stevens J.C.C. Buckinghamshire Campaign For Democracy 10,331 21.4
Farage N.P. United Kingdom Independence Party 8,401 17.4
Phillips F.P.S. Independent 2,394 5.0
Martin D.V. Independent 1,270 2.6
Mozar L. British National Party 980 2.0
Dale-Mills C. Monster Raving Loony Party 856 1.8
Howard W.G. Independent 435 0.9
Hews D.P.R. Christian Party 369 0.8
Watts A. Independent 332 0.7
Strutt S.J. Cut the Deficit Party 107 0.2
  • 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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