Turnout tops 70 per cent in two of the three Brighton and Hove constituencies

Posted On 08 May 2015 at 5:06 am

Turnout has topped 70 per cent in two of the three Brighton and Hove constituencies.

In Brighton Pavilion, where the Greens hope to return Caroline Lucas to Parliament, the percentage was 71.67 per cent.

Out of 76,557 eligible voters, 54,870 ballot papers were verified, with 44,639 from polling stations and 10,231 from postal votes.

The ward with the highest turnout was Withdean, with 77.86% – this was also the highest ward turnout in the city. The lowest in Brighton Pavilion was Hollingdean and Stanmer, with 64.31%.

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In Hove, the percentage was 71.36 per cent. Out of 73,505 eligible voters, 52,455 ballot papers were verified, with 39,900 from polling stations and 12,555 from postal votes.

The ward with the highest turnout was Hove Park, with 75.72%, and the lowest North Portslade with 67.49%.

In Brighton Kemptown the percentage was 67.03 per cent.

Out of 67,858 eligible voters, 45,483 ballot papers were verified, with 35,283 from polling stations and 10,200 from postal votes.

The ward with the highest turnout was Rottingdean Coastal, with 75.36%, and the lowest Moulsecoomb with 60.38%.

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