Bury St Edmunds


General Election result, June 2001

Conservative hold
David Ruffley Conservative 21,85043.5%
Mark Ereira Labour 19,34738.5%
Richard Williams LibDem 6,99813.9%
John Howlett UKIP 8311.7%
Michael Brundle Ind 6511.3%
Michael Benwell Socialist Labour 5801.2%

Electorate 76,146; Turnout 66.0%; Majority 2,503 (5.0%)

Swing: 2.2% to Con from Lab; Declared: 4.12am


General Election result, May 1997

Conservative hold
D Ruffley Conservative 21,290 38.34%
M Ereira Labour 20,922 37.68%
D Cooper LibDem 10,102 18.19%
I McWhirter Referendum 2,939 5.29%
J Lillis Natural Law 272 0.49%

Electorate: 74,017; Turnout: 75.02%; Con majority 368 (0.66%)

Swing from Con to Lab of 9.60%


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