Day: 13/06/2014

Duddridge’s Dilemma

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In 2010, James Duddgridge MP won re-election to his seat of Rochford and Southend East with 46.9% of the vote, and a majority of 11,050. A House of Commons Library study found this seat to be 458th out of 650 in terms of marginality of seats, and 173rd out of the 306 Conservative held seats.

What a difference four years has made then. Because despite what statistical analyses of election data from 2010 might suggest, Mr Duddridge is in rising trouble.

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