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Results for Wantage Show national results

Winning candidate: Ed Vaizey

Majority: 13,547

Electorate: 80,456

Total number of votes cast: 56,636

Adjusted turnout: 70.03

Number of postal votes cast: 7,151

Number of proxy votes cast: 486

Number of rejected votes: 120

Vote share

  • E. Vaizey, Conservative Party (52.0%)
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  • A.E. Armitage, Liberal Democrat (27.9%)
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  • S.P. Mitchell, Labour Party (13.9%)
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  • J.A.C. Jones, United Kingdom Independence Party (4.3%)
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  • A. Twine, Green Party (1.9%)
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Table of detailed results

Candidate surname Candidate initials Party / description Votes (no) Percentage of votes won
Vaizey E. Conservative Party 29,284 52.0
Armitage A.E. Liberal Democrat 15,737 27.9
Mitchell S.P. Labour Party 7,855 13.9
Jones J.A.C. United Kingdom Independence Party 2,421 4.3
Twine A. Green Party 1,044 1.9
  • 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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