Friday, 3 May 2013

Compare and contrast 2013

Hampshire County Council, Alton Rural 2005, Turnout: 74.43%

Candidate NamePartyVotesPercentageShare of Votes
Kemp-Gee, MarkConservative Party 506452.17%|
Harmer-Jones, LindaLiberal Democrats367137.82%|
Treacher, JaniceLabour Party97210.01%|


Hampshire County Council, Alton Rural 2009, Turnout: 43.37%
Candidate NamePartyVotesPercentageShare of Votes
Kemp-Gee, MarkConservative Party 403170.04%|
Powers, JackyLiberal Democrats146425.44%|
Treacher, JanLabour Party2604.52%|

Turnout this time: 35.37%

This looks like the real story of this election, declining voter interest. Well, that and the reduction of the LibDems to mere token status.

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