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Last Updated: Friday, 6 May, 2005, 16:59 GMT 17:59 UK
Result: Hartlepool
For consistency in its results data, the BBC only compares general election results with previous general election results. For this reason, the result of the 2004 by-election in this seat (won by Labour) is ignored.

  LAB HOLD



TOP THREE PARTIES AT A GLANCE
Labour Labour 51.5%
Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat 30.4%
Conservative Conservative 11.5%
Swing: 11.5% from LAB to LD
IN DETAIL
Name Party Votes % +/- %
Iain Wright Labour 18,251 51.5 -7.6
Jody Dunn Liberal Democrat 10,773 30.4 +15.4
Amanda Vigar Conservative 4,058 11.5 -9.4
George Springer UK Independence Party 1,256 3.5 +3.5
Frank Harrison Socialist Labour Party 373 1.1 -1.3
Iris Ryder Green 288 0.8 +0.8
John Hobbs Independent 275 0.8 +0.8
Headbanger (Sausage Supremo) Headbanger Monster Raving Loony Party 162 0.5 +0.5
Majority 7,478 21.1  
Turnout 35,436 51.5 -4.3
POLITICAL MAKE UP OF NORTH EAST
A map of North East showing its political make up.

2001 RESULT FOR HARTLEPOOL
Labour Labour 59.1%
Conservative Conservative 20.9%
Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat 15.0%
Others Others 5.0%


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