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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United Kingdom > House of Commons
OfficeHouse of Commons
Type Control Indicator
Filing Deadline April 11, 2005 - 12:00pm
Polls Open May 05, 2005 - 01:00am
Polls Close May 05, 2005 - 04:00pm
Term Start May 17, 2005 - 12:00pm
Term End February 09, 2006 - 12:00pm
ContributorBob
Last ModifiedAndy July 18, 2008 01:59pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description Important note: Polling times set to CST equiviliant of BST, polling stations open 7:00am BST (1:00am CST) and close 10:00pm BST (4:00pm CST).

The Prime Minister has announced the date for the general election as Thursday 5 May 2005. Parliament will be dissolved on Monday 11 April and will return on Wednesday 11 May. At 5pm on the day of dissolution all those who are MPs will cease to be MPs.

The State Opening of Parliament will be on Tuesday 17 May.

Key Party Leaders:
Tony Blair (Labour)
Michael Howard (Conservatives)
Charles Kennedy (Liberal Democrats)

Term end due to the Liberal Democrats gaining a seat from Labour in a by-election.
MAP
KEY RACE? 10.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
08/20/2003 05/05/2005
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Labour Party 6 12 5 3
Conservative Party 2 ------
Leaning Call: Labour Party (96.61%)
Weighted Call: Labour Party (100.00%)

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Labour Party Conservative Party Liberal Democrats Democratic Unionist Party Scottish National Party Sinn Féin Social Democratic and Labour Party
PartyLabour Conservative Liberal Democrat Democratic Unionist Scottish National Sinn Féin Social Democratic and Labour
Uncertified Votes356 (55.11%) 198 (30.65%) 62 (9.60%) 9 (1.39%) 6 (0.93%) 5 (0.77%) 3 (0.46%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -158 (-24.46%) -294 (-45.51%) -347 (-53.72%) -350 (-54.18%) -351 (-54.33%) -353 (-54.64%)
Predict Avg.41.00% 35.00% 19.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
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MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D Brandonius Maximus
IND Monsieur
LAB New Jerusalem
CST off_to_DC
R Rockefeller Republican
D Andy
REFS Servo
I TX_Progressive
D InspectorMorse
SNP Sir Thomas Sean Connery
D Some say...
Veg Thomas Walker
D Bob
D Jake
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name Plaid Cymru Independent Ulster Unionist Party Respect Unity Coalition Independent Kidderminster Hospital & Health Concern  
PartyPlaid Cymru Independent Ulster Unionist Respect Health Concern  
Uncertified Votes3 (0.46%) 1 (0.16%) 1 (0.16%) 1 (0.16%) 1 (0.16%)  
Margin-353 (-54.64%) -355 (-54.95%) -355 (-54.95%) -355 (-54.95%) -355 (-54.95%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website]  
MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
R Rockefeller Republican
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
May 06, 2005 12:00pm News Howard will stand down as leader  Article Chase McFadden 
May 06, 2005 12:00pm Advertisement Howard's parting favour  Article Chase McFadden 
May 05, 2005 03:00pm News Probe launched into postal votes  Article Brandonius Maximus 
May 05, 2005 01:40pm News Hundreds wiped off vote register  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Apr 18, 2005 09:00am Poll Britain ICM Poll: Labour 40%, Tories 30%  Article ArmyDem 
Jan 24, 2005 12:00am News Tory Expert Denies Defeat Warning  Article Chase McFadden 

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