SP2855 : Wellesbourne Village Hall - Polling Station

taken 5 years ago, near to Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Wellesbourne Village Hall - Polling Station
Wellesbourne Village Hall - Polling Station
Taken on the morning of the General Election, 7th. May 2015.
The weather was fine and dry, with a light wind and light cloud cover with occasional sunny periods. Ideal voting conditions.
It was very quiet when I voted just after 9.00 am.
The elections for Stratford on Avon District Council were being held at the same time as the General Election.

Candidates for the constituency of Kenilworth & Southam (Results)
Rob Ballantyne - Green Party (1956)
Harry Cottam - UK Independence Party (5467)
Richard Dickson - Liberal Democrats (4913)
Jon Foster-Smith - Digital Democracy (139)
Nicholas Blunderbuss Green - Official Monster Raving Loony Party (370)
Bally Singh - Labour Party (7472)
Jeremy Wright - Conservative Party (28474)

Candidates for Wellesbourne East on Stratford on Avon District Council (Results)
Stephen England - Green Party (128)
David Johnston - Liberal Democrats (641)
Dominic Mafham - Labour Party (177)
Anne Parry - Conservative Party (1138)
Frank Rietz UK Independence Party (228)

Candidates for Wellesbourne West on Stratford on Avon District Council (Results)
Jacqueline Abbott - Labour Party (178)
Nicola Jayne Carpenter - Green Party (113)
Danny Kendall - Conservative Party (1082)
Dave Sibert - Liberal Democrats (441)

Compare with a similar photo taken at the last General Election in 2010 SP2855 : Wellesbourne Village Hall - Polling Station
UK General Election 2015

The UK General Election 2015 was held on 7th May.

The election was won outright by the Conservative party with David Cameron as Prime Minister. The Conservatives won with a majority, having taken 331 of the 650 parliamentary seats.

Number of votes and seats for the largest four parties;
Conservatives 11.33m votes, 331 seats
Labour 9.34m votes, 232 seats
UK Independence Party 3.88m votes, 1 seat
Liberal Democrats 2.41m votes, 8 seats

The Scottish National Party took 56 seats having only 1.45m votes, becoming the 3rd largest party in parliament.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 7 May, 2015   (more nearby)
Thursday, 7 May, 2015
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Village, Rural settlement  Public buildings and spaces 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2801 5535 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:11.7408N 1:35.4979W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2803 5535
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