Houghton & Washington East


General Election result, June 2001

Labour hold
Fraser Kemp Labour 24,62873.2%
Tony Devenish Conservative 4,81014.3%
Richard Ormerod LibDem 4,20312.5%

Electorate 67,946; Turnout 49.5%; Majority 19,818 (58.9%)

Swing: 2.3% to Con from Lab; Declared: 11.57pm


General Election result, May 1997

Labour hold
F Kemp Labour 31,946 76.38%
P Booth Conservative 5,391 12.89%
K Miller LibDem 3,209 7.67%
C Joseph Referendum 1,277 3.05%

Electorate: 67,343; Turnout: 62.10%; Lab majority 26,555 (63.49%)

Swing from Con to Lab of 9.10%


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