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Election Results 23rd April 2009

Aberdeenshire UA, Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside
Con 1144 (31.5; -18.3)
LD Rosemary Bruce 969 (26.7; +0.6)
Ind 842 (23.2; +23.2)
SNP 617 (17.0; -3.1)
BNP 44 (1.2; +1.2)
Ind 19 (0.5; +0.5)
Turnout 43.7%
LD Rosemary Bruce won on the 5th count
LD gain from Con
Percentage change is since May 2007

Highland UA, Inverness West
LD Alasdair Christie 1503 (59.6; +34.5)
SNP 556 (22.0; -6.8)
Lab 210 (8.3; -7.7)
Christian People's Alliance 115 (4.6; +4.6)
Con 111 (4.4; -2.5)
Solidarity 27 (1.1; +1.1)
[Ind (0.0; -23.2)]
Turnout 38.3%
LD gain from Ind
Percentage change is since May 2007

Redbridge LBC, Wanstead
Con 1300 (37.3; -5.6)
LD Kate Garrett 1030 (29.6; +17.9)
Lab 694 (19.9; -7.7)
Green 256 (7.3; -10.5)
BNP 171 (4.9; +4.9)
UKIP 33 (0.9; +0.9)
Majority 270
Turnout 40.7%
Con hold
Percentage change is since May 2006

Waverley BC, Alfold, Cranleigh Rural and Ellen’s Green
Con 429 (64.3; -5.9)
LD Richard Ernest Cole 238 (35.7; +13.5)
[Ind (0.0; -7.6)]
Majority 191
Turnout 45.1%
Con hold
Percentage change is since May 2007

Wycombe DC, Totteridge
LD Steve Guy 733 (54.1; +36.5)
Con 408 (30.1; -10.9)
Lab 214 (15.8; -25.6)
Majority 325
Turnout 31%
LD gain from Lab
Percentage change is since May 2007

Erewash BC, Derby Road West
Lab 696 (39.0; +6.7)
Con 584 (32.7; -12.7)
LD Ian Neill 301 (16.9; -5.4)
BNP 205 (11.5; +11.5)
Majority 112
Turnout not known
Lab gain from Con
Percentage change is since May 2007

Immingham TC, Bluestone
No Description 201 (76.1)
No Description 63 (23.9)
Majority 138
Turnout 13.3%
Other hold

Party defending seat: Ind. Cause: Resignation


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