UK General Election 1966:

Conservative Marginal Constituencies

Constituencies in order of majority as percentage of total votes, after the 1966 election
(Includes 2 Conservative & Nat Lib * and 1 Nat Lib & Conservative §)
ConstituencyMajorityMajority as %
of Total Vote
Majority as %
of Electorate
Runner-up
Peterborough3 0.010.00Labour
Edinburgh Pentlands44 0.10 0.08Labour
Norfolk South119 0.31 0.26Labour
Burton277 0.59 0.46Labour
Holland with Boston316 0.60 0.45Labour
Lowestoft358 0.68 0.57Labour
Plymouth Devonport319 0.71 0.54Labour
Mitcham528 1.00 0.79Labour
Maldon506 1.02 0.85Labour
Merton & Morden420 1.06 0.86Labour
Wallasey589 1.12 0.85Labour
Southend East517 1.22 0.94Labour
Ayr484 1.23 1.05Labour
Hertford794 1.24 1.04Labour
Hornsey615 1.29 0.94Labour
Eastleigh701 1.31 1.10Labour
Croydon North East588 1.40 1.07Labour
Chippenham694 1.50 1.27Liberal
Hendon North600 1.51 1.21Labour
Manchester Withington647 1.67 1.19Labour
Bath800 1.78 1.43Labour
Colchester1015 1.90 1.57Labour
Northwich703 1.92 1.58Labour
Birmingham Selly Oak777 2.12 1.41Labour
Norfolk South West775 2.22 1.86Labour
Heston & Isleworth926 2.25 1.80Labour
Gloucestershire South1424 2.28 1.92Labour
Glasgow Cathcart1219 2.33 1.85Labour
Brierley Hill1567 2.36 1.86Labour
Barry1394 2.56 2.14Labour
Hemel Hempstead2038 2.85 2.42Labour
Stroud1545 3.06 2.60Labour
Truro1608 3.48 2.76Labour
Wembley South1183 3.48 2.76Labour
Darwen1735 3.56 2.94Labour
Manchester Moss Side1083 3.66 2.39Labour
Somerset North2298 3.70 3.16Labour
Dorset South1877 3.76 3.04Labour
Shipley1500 3.77 3.27Labour
Isle of Ely1754 3.80 2.89Labour
Yeovil2080 3.96 3.31Labour
Birmingham Handsworth1294 3.98 2.52Labour
Grantham2158 4.16 3.35Labour
Bexley2333 4.26 3.65Labour
Harrow Central1630 4.60 3.69Labour
Spelthorne2487 5.07 4.10Labour
Pudsey2372 5.10 4.25Labour
Hertfordshire South West3192 5.14 4.27Labour
Devizes2597 5.41 4.38Labour
Abingdon3302 5.51 4.55Labour
Northamptonshire South2691 5.68 4.67Labour
Tynemouth3396 5.77 4.53Labour
Chigwell2568 5.80 4.72Labour
Westbury2797 5.81 4.79Labour
Nantwich2233 5.91 4.68Labour
Chester2803 5.96 4.65Labour
Clitheroe2230 5.96 4.98Labour
Bedfordshire Mid3078 6.04 4.97Labour
Bromsgrove3696 6.05 4.83Labour
St Albans2832 6.07 5.03Labour
Hastings2340 6.15 4.70Labour
Bridgwater2986 6.36 5.10Labour
Basingstoke3659 6.43 5.05Labour
Carlton4046 6.44 5.32Labour
Ilford North3344 6.55 5.02Labour
Croydon North West2696 6.59 4.90Labour
Taunton3153 6.70 5.71Labour
Kidderminster3177 6.71 5.07Labour
Paddington South1443 6.77 4.22Labour
Rutland & Stamford2287 6.79 5.27Labour
Cheltenham2915 6.87 5.30Labour
Walsall South3881 6.88 5.31Labour
Hereford2747 6.99 5.40Labour
Banffshire1377 7.00 4.56Liberal
Worcester3341 7.04 5.48Labour
Banbury4403 7.23 5.93Labour
Flint West3042 7.24 5.92Labour
Newbury4146 7.24 5.73Labour
Aylesbury3907 7.41 5.92Labour
Wells 3539 7.41 6.04Labour
Saffron Walden3265 7.57 6.25Labour
Shrewsbury2966 7.64 5.84Labour
Birmingham Hall Green3333 7.66 5.64Labour
Eye3613 7.67 6.25Labour
Gillingham3140 7.71 6.05Labour
Isle of Thanet4886 7.92 6.00Labour
Macclesfield4203 7.96 6.50Labour
Ayrshire North & Bute2656 8.01 6.09Labour
Crosby3306 8.13 5.87Labour
Hertfordshire East5206 8.19 6.56Labour
Chelmsford4975 8.20 6.77Labour
Blackpool South3398 8.55 6.03Labour
Norfolk Central4406 8.56 6.83Labour
Horsham6041 8.61 6.80Labour
Essex South East5734 8.71 6.73Labour
Liverpool Garston3970 8.73 5.95Labour
Newcastle upon Tyne North2693 8.77 6.58Labour
Bury St Edmunds4642 9.12 7.18Labour
Streatham3367 9.26 6.52Labour
Edinburgh West4809 9.33 7.34Labour
Maidstone4994 9.35 6.95Labour
Louth4092 9.50 7.06Labour
Torrington3652 9.59 8.23Liberal
Cambridgeshire5167 9.62 7.61Labour
Dumfries4421 9.71 7.78Labour
Gainsborough3866 9.73 7.37Labour
Ludlow3480 9.74 7.19Labour
Stafford & Stone5041 9.86 7.84Labour
Harborough6997 9.94 8.12Labour
Salisbury413910.08 7.68Labour
St Ives§359910.40 8.10Labour
Barnet548610.41 8.38Labour
Denbigh465710.56 8.51Liberal
Hendon South405610.69 7.78Labour
Henley567410.85 8.15Labour
Poole582110.89 8.60Labour
Skipton425610.94 8.97Labour
Hexham478411.02 8.65Labour
Wycombe707911.04 8.91Labour
Edinburgh North303511.09 8.19Labour
Carshalton586911.21 8.90Labour
Leeds North West612411.30 8.25Labour
Scarborough & Whitby554211.31 8.38Liberal
Wembley North420711.57 9.36Labour
Portsmouth Langstone824911.59 8.58Labour
Runcorn518211.68 9.59Labour
Melton759511.86 9.54Labour
Tonbridge682811.86 9.17Labour
Derbyshire West459212.3910.34Labour
Huntingdonshire*522812.54 9.73Labour
Harwich*664012.64 9.41Labour
Barkston Ash634212.6810.12Labour
Oswestry471612.83 9.41Labour
Dorset North551512.9410.52Liberal
Blackpool North531013.04 9.50Labour
Argyll369213.10 9.48Labour
Sudbury & Woodbridge700913.1710.57Labour
Altrincham & Sale683713.2710.35Labour
Wokingham957413.4810.68Labour
Leeds North East496213.53 9.22Labour
Chertsey635313.6110.62Labour
Ealing South508313.62 9.91Labour
Edinburgh South533313.6210.57Labour
Twickenham762813.7310.79Labour
Aberdeenshire East403313.86 9.45Liberal
Moray & Nairn345814.06 9.56Labour
Richmond (Surrey)622314.1111.21Labour
Liverpool Wavertree565014.3110.16Labour
Berwick-upon-Tweed437314.5811.17Labour
Reigate751414.7311.80Labour
Wirral985315.0612.01Labour
Warwick & Leamington869715.5212.25Labour
Surbiton542815.7112.09Labour
Dorset West595216.0212.96Labour
Windsor833016.1212.31Labour
Brighton Pavilion635416.2811.44Labour
Totnes872316.2812.93Labour
Cirencester & Tewkesbury777116.3212.22Labour
Eastbourne929316.5112.75Liberal
Horncastle537516.6112.61Labour
Aldershot889616.9512.78Labour
Gosport & Fareham1102617.4113.12Labour
Guildford834517.4313.72Labour
Ormskirk978017.5412.96Labour
Kingston upon Thames786617.7113.63Labour
Ruislip Northwood727618.0514.75Labour
Wolverhampton South West658518.1213.33Labour
Sevenoaks1031318.1814.39Labour
Bournemouth West940618.2813.41Labour
Finchley946418.3613.83Labour
Tavistock818318.5915.14Liberal
Wimbledon567418.8014.10Labour
Sheffield Hallam793018.8614.14Labour
Ashford811318.9914.32Labour
Folkestone & Hythe740219.2113.56Labour
London & Westminster - Cities of689319.6011.76Labour
Isle of Wight1045119.6514.75Labour
Leicester South East779619.7714.49Labour
Renfrewshire East1059120.1016.05Labour
Woking1284720.6015.88Labour
Sutton & Cheam909620.8115.89Labour
Torquay1209920.8516.14Labour
Farnham899220.8916.71Liberal
Angus North & Mearns553020.9815.99Liberal
Winchester867721.1416.47Labour
Portsmouth South797521.2915.06Labour
Birmingham Edgbaston753421.5114.59Labour
Tiverton902621.5417.39Labour
Stratford942721.6116.86Labour
Canterbury1178821.6316.46Labour
Southport952621.7715.82Labour
Morcambe & Lonsdale1030022.1516.95Labour
Penrith & the Border890122.3517.58Labour
Fylde North1017222.5316.53Labour
Thirsk & Malton944223.1816.29Labour
Weston-super-Mare1239323.2718.40Labour
Southend West1185723.4718.39Labour
Howden828023.6516.98Labour
Worcestershire South1108423.6917.90Labour
Galloway585423.9715.96Labour
Harrow West1034724.2619.45Labour
New Forest1303224.4518.13Labour
Beckenham1386524.7719.27Labour
Bridlington1003724.9317.82Labour
Westmorland885525.0018.86Liberal
Lewes1296825.2219.24Labour
Leominster739825.3119.03Liberal
Dorking1088625.3720.05Labour
Bromley982725.5519.84Labour
Surrey East1449325.5820.29Liberal
Buckinghamshire South1699225.6120.54Labour
Glasgow Hillhead651525.7718.95Labour
St Marylebone806126.1917.04Labour
Ripon874526.2920.75Labour
Enfield West1015726.4521.19Labour
Knutsford1371126.5921.04Liberal
Haltemprice1254926.7820.49Labour
Fife East1009426.9020.47Labour
Arundel & Shoreham1809627.1920.62Labour
Honiton1370927.6621.74Labour
Sutton Coldfield1609327.8221.24Labour
Petersfield1300228.4321.53Liberal
Perth & East Perthshire1121828.6420.71Labour
Southgate1142828.8621.68Labour
Fylde South1632429.8122.22Labour
Esher1762629.8823.32Labour
Bournemouth East & Christchurch1444929.8922.33Labour
Wanstead & Woodford1027830.2323.22Labour
Epsom1759330.5524.20Labour
Solihull1624831.3923.48Labour
East Grinstead1798431.4724.18Liberal
Hove1589031.5822.76Labour
Chelsea870331.8420.08Labour
Chichester1757432.0423.45Labour
Richmond (Yorks)1333132.0622.86Labour
Harrogate1341432.1523.94Liberal
Bristol West1151833.0023.82Labour
Rye1709937.0428.05Liberal
Worthing1962239.1029.61Labour
Kinross & West Perthshire958240.2429.56Scottish National
Angus South1300340.8829.09Labour
Kensington South1463145.2426.29Labour



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