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Electoral district of Gilles (167 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

government's most and only marginal seat following the 1973 election, and the Dunstan Labor government's most marginal seat following the 1975 election
Electoral district of Geelong (372 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
re-created in 1985. In its current incarnation, it has historically been a marginal seat with demographics similar to the state at large. As such, it was held
Electoral district of Bentleigh (338 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Legislative Council. Bentleigh has usually been seen as a key marginal seat, lying at the 'point of the pendulum' needed to change government. It
Electoral district of Hartley (314 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
election by then Deputy Premier Des Corcoran, who had moved from the more marginal seat of Coles after a redistribution erased Labor's majority there. He was
Division of Hindmarsh (1,520 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
over many decades transformed Hindmarsh from a safe Labor seat in to a marginal seat often won by the government of the day. Though initially based on the
Electoral district of Caulfield (135 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Victorian state election, the seat of Caulfield became the 2nd most marginal seat in Victoria with a 205-vote difference between the Labor Party and the
Electoral district of Ballarat South (106 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the southern suburbs and the rural areas south of Ballarat. It was a marginal seat that was always won by the governing party throughout its existence
Electoral district of Hill (197 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dalrymple. From results of the 2015 election, Hill was estimated to be a marginal seat for Katter's Australian Party with a margin of 4.9%. Shane Knuth, the
Electoral district of Theodore (162 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ted Theodore. From results of the most recent election, Theodore is a marginal seat for the Liberal National Party with a margin of 3.7%. Located on the
Electoral district of Bendigo East (311 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to create a single Bendigo electorate. It was recreated in 1985 as a marginal seat and was won by Liberal candidate Michael John, who went on to serve
Electoral district of Oodgeroo (184 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
From results of the 2015 election, Oodgeroo was estimated to be a marginal seat for the Liberal National Party with a margin of 5.7%. Electoral districts
Electoral district of Southern River (238 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Legislative Assembly in the state of Western Australia. The district is a marginal seat based in the southern suburbs of Perth. Southern River is an electorate
Electoral district of Clontarf (73 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
suburbs as Wilson, Bentley, Karawara, Rossmoyne and Shelley. It was a marginal seat but with progressive redistributions lost Labor-voting areas to Victoria
Electoral district of Indooroopilly (199 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Tennyson. It was first created for the 1992 election. Indooroopilly was a marginal seat, having been won narrowly by Labor in three elections between 2001 and
Electoral district of Ballajura (229 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
district was based in the north-eastern suburbs of Perth. It was a marginal seat held by both major parties over the course of its short existence. Ballajura
Electoral district of Prahran (364 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
population of 54,141 at the 2001 census. Prahran has tended to be a marginal seat throughout its existence, repeatedly changing between the Labor Party
Electoral district of Wanneroo (191 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
district is located in the northern suburbs of Perth. Wanneroo is a marginal seat; it has been held by the government of the day on every occasion since
Electoral district of Joondalup (264 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
located in the northern suburbs of Perth. Joondalup has tended to be a marginal seat. The district lies in Perth's outer north, taking in areas west of Lake
Division of Macquarie (591 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
member of the Australian Labor Party. Macquarie is currently the most marginal seat in the country, held by a 0.19% margin on the 2PP. The most prominent
Electoral district of Swan Hills (322 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
district is located in the outer north-east of Perth. Swan Hills is a marginal seat. It has been held by the government of the day on every occasion since
Electoral district of Napier (248 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Labor seat, at the 1993 election landslide Napier was Labor's most marginal seat on a 1.1 percent margin. Napier ceased to exist at the 2018 state election
Electoral district of Roleystone (190 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
City of Kwinana, Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale. Roleystone was a marginal seat. It was held by the Liberal Party for most of its history, but was captured
Electoral district of Warrandyte (183 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
well as parts of Croydon and Ringwood. Warrandyte was originally a marginal seat, being held by the Liberal Party from the creation of the electorate
Electoral district of Maiwar (277 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pocket. From results of the last election, Maiwar was estimated to be a marginal seat for the Liberal National Party with a margin of 3.0%. The seat was won
Division of Phillip (101 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
election. It was abolished prior to the 1993 Federal election. It was a marginal seat that from 1963 onward was held by the governing party of the day.
Chelsea Province (116 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to 2006, with members holding alternating eight-year terms. It was a marginal seat throughout its existence, and was won by the party that won government
Division of Evans (88 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
suburbs of Sydney, including Ashfield, Croydon and Drummoyne. It was a marginal seat, held by both the Australian Labor Party and the Liberal Party. Prior
Electoral district of Fisher (1,029 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
election, Fisher was won by Philip Tyler and became Labor's second-most marginal seat. The seat returned to the Liberal Party in 1989 when Bob Such won the
Eastbourne (UK Parliament constituency) (1,420 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
November 1935. Eastbourne has been considered relative to others a very marginal seat, as well as a swing seat, since 1997 as its winner's majority has been
Eumemmerring Province (111 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to 2006, with members holding alternating eight-year terms. It was a marginal seat throughout its existence, changing parties in the large landslide elections
Electoral district of North West Central (335 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
based in the rural north-west of Western Australia. It is currently a marginal seat for the Nationals. First known as North West Coastal, the district was
Division of Bennelong (1,656 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and demographic changes have seen Bennelong become an increasingly marginal seat. The 2007 outcome in Bennelong resulted in Labor candidate Maxine McKew
Division of St George (140 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
redistribution of 11 May 1949. For most of its existence, it was a marginal seat that frequently changed hands between the Labor Party and the Liberal
Division of Grampians (62 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
named for the Grampian Ranges in central Victoria, and included the towns of Daylesford, Maryborough, St Arnaud and Stawell. It was a marginal seat.
Electoral district of Midland (382 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Labor at the 2013 election by just 23 votes which made it the most marginal seat in the Western Australian parliament during the 2013–2017 term. Midland
Waverley Province (118 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to 2006, with members holding alternating eight-year terms. It was a marginal seat for its entire existence, often changing parties according to who held
Electoral district of North Perth (303 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
neighbouring Perth seat at the 1950 election transformed it into a marginal seat. Future Premier of Western Australia (1982–1983), Ray O'Connor, won
Electoral district of Ballarat East (335 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1924, one term before being abolished in 1927. It was recreated as a marginal seat in 1992, when it was won by Liberal Barry Traynor, but was regained
Electoral district of Bellarine (241 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Barwon moved that electorate westwards. It has traditionally been a marginal seat. Graham Ernst of the Labor Party won the seat in the 1985 and 1988 elections
Electoral district of Coles (288 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
contested at the 1970 election and was won by Labor's Len King as a marginal seat. King increased the Labor two-party margin to a fairly safe 9.2 percentat
Electoral district of McConnel (349 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1878. From results of the last election, McConnel is estimated to be a marginal seat for the Labor Party with a margin of 3.1%. Grace Grace, the last member
Electoral district of Morphett (315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
government in its landslide 1977 election victory, and was Labor's only marginal seat. The Liberals won it at the 1979 election and have held it ever since
Electoral district of Mount Lawley (632 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ray O'Connor, who served as Premier in 1982–1983, although is now a marginal seat. It falls within the Electoral region of East Metropolitan. As well
2018 Reading Borough Council election (156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
across the Reading East constituency but suffering setbacks in the marginal seat of Kentwood where The Conservative Party gained a seat. The Conservatives
Electoral division of Barkly (334 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with the creation of the Assembly in 1974 as a conservative-leaning marginal seat centred on the town of Tennant Creek. It was won at that election by
Electoral district of Norwood (431 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Norwood was created as an electoral district in 1938, and was usually a marginal seat, changing hands between the Labor Party and the Liberal Party (and the
Electoral district of Mitchell (South Australia) (429 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the seat with a 51.2 percent two-party vote which made it the most marginal seat in parliament. It was the first time Labor was in government with the
Electoral district of Unley (406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gaining several suburbs east of Fullarton Road, changing Unley from a marginal seat to a fairly safe to safe Liberal seat. This helped Brindal retain Unley
Division of Bowman (423 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
light industries and tourism. Bowman has traditionally been a highly marginal seat, regularly changing hands between the Australian Labor Party and the
1964 Faversham by-election (68 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
after the death of the incumbent Labour MP Percy Wells. The usually marginal seat was retained by the Labour Candidate Terence Boston. F W S Craig, British
1907 Belfast North by-election (115 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Unionist candidate George Clark. North Belfast had previously been a marginal seat with the Labour candidate, William Walker, coming within 500 votes of
Division of Angas (1903–1934) (212 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
eastward as far as the South Australian border. It was a generally marginal seat which was won at various times by the Australian Labor Party and the
Electoral district of Bright (414 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
retaining the seat on a 0.4 percent margin, making Bright Labor's most marginal seat following the 2010 election. Liberal David Speirs won the seat from
Electoral district of Adelaide (877 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
However, Labor retained the seat at the 1985 election, albeit as the most marginal seat in parliament. Liberal Michael Armitage narrowly took the seat at the
Allan Wilson (Scottish politician) (376 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
election with over a thousand spoilt ballot papers, making it the most marginal seat in the country. Wilson originally wished to challenge the result via
Electoral district of Davenport (632 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
turning the historically safe seat of Davenport in to a two-party marginal seat for the first time. After a redistribution transferred a large block
Division of Boothby (1,062 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
For most of the first half-century after Federation, Boothby was a marginal seat that changed hands several times between the Liberal Party of Australia
Bury South (UK Parliament constituency) (869 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
United Kingdom. As of the 2019 General Election it is the 10th most marginal seat in the country[citation needed], with a majority of 402 for the Conservatives'
Division of Barton (522 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Prime Minister of Australia. For most of its history, Barton has been a marginal seat. Although it was held by the Australian Labor Party for most of the
Keighley (UK Parliament constituency) (984 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Conservative Party. The seat has been considered – relative to others – a marginal seat, as well as a swing seat, since 2005, as its winner's majority has not
Division of Mayo (1,358 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1.7 per cent (3,000 votes) short of taking the seat, making Mayo a marginal seat for the first time. However, on "traditional" two-party terms, it only
1955 South Norfolk by-election (286 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
seven years' imprisonment. In the early 1920s, South Norfolk had been a marginal seat which alternated between Conservative and Labour MPs, before the Conservative
Steven Norris (1,249 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Parliament for Oxford East from 1983 to 1987. After narrowly losing that marginal seat in 1987 he re-entered the House of Commons at a by-election for Epping
Don Cameron (Queensland Liberal politician) (208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
joined the Liberal Party of Australia, and in 1966, aged 26, he won the marginal seat of Griffith in inner Brisbane, and held it against determined challenges
Huddersfield West (UK Parliament constituency) (302 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
election, and abolished for the 1983 general election. It was a much more marginal seat than its neighbour, Huddersfield East, which was safely Labour, and
Peter Mahon (politician) (500 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
2020. In 1954, Mahon was selected as parliamentary candidate for the marginal seat of Blackburn West, but the seat was abolished by redistribution prior
Edinburgh West (UK Parliament constituency) (1,031 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Independent candidate and stood down. The seat has been relative to others a marginal seat since 2005, as the winner's majority has not exceeded 8.2% of the vote
Division of McEwen (578 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
opposition. The 2007 election resulted in McEwen becoming the most marginal seat in the country. Incumbent Liberal MP Fran Bailey led throughout most
John Freeman (Australian politician) (223 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
elections. A redistribution prior to the 1959 election made Blacktown a marginal seat. Freeman attempted to win Labor pre-selection for Merrylands but when
Oshawa (electoral district) (2,840 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Oshawa (formerly known as Oshawa—Whitby) is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that is represented in the House of Commons of Canada. It
Downsview (electoral district) (555 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
same name. For most of its history, Downsview was a hotly contested marginal seat between the Liberals and the New Democratic Party. Its final representative
Workington man (363 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
election. Going into the 2019 general election, it was seen as a key marginal seat for the Conservatives to win from Labour. On a 9.7% swing, it fell to
Lewis Stevens (94 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his second attempt, Stevens was elected Member of Parliament for the marginal seat of Nuneaton in 1983, after the retirement of Labour incumbent Les Huckfield
Glasgow Govan (UK Parliament constituency) (809 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
elected by the first-past-the-post system. It was a Conservative-Liberal marginal seat for the first three decades of its existence, before breaking this trend
Joe Rossi (politician) (164 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
normally safe Labor, with Lee becoming the Liberal government's most marginal seat on a 1.1 percent margin. He held controversial views such as sterilising
Walter Menzies (181 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Division of Lanarkshire for the 1900 election, a Conservative-Liberal marginal seat. He lost by 452 votes, but in the Liberal landslide at the 1906 election
John Newlands (Australian politician) (523 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Assembly as the Labor member for Burra Burra. In February 1912 he lost his marginal seat in the 1912 state election, but was elected to the Australian Senate
Warren Mundine (1,736 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Abbott. Mundine was the Liberal Party's unsuccessful candidate for the marginal seat of Gilmore on the south coast of New South Wales in the 2019 Australian
Rod Atkinson (187 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
federal election, largely due to a redistribution that turned his already marginal seat into a notional Labor seat. "Biography for ATKINSON, Rodney Alexander"
Yvelines's 8th constituency (129 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
at the 2012 election. Historically it has always been something of a marginal seat swapping between right and left in line with the national trend. Official
Clwyd South West (UK Parliament constituency) (277 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
general election, and abolished for the 1997 general election. It was a marginal seat throughout its lifetime. This was a constituency of a varied nature
Leonard Cleaver (73 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Birmingham Yardley constituency at the 1959 general election, winning the marginal seat from Labour. Cleaver served until the 1964 general election, when the
Park Goff (300 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Goff was re-elected in 1922, but the constituency remained a 3-way marginal seat, with Liberal, Conservative and Labour Party candidates all polling
Percy Morris (1,783 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Percy Morris CBE JP (6 October 1893 – 7 March 1967) was a British railway clerk, trade unionist and politician who became Mayor of Swansea and represented
1959 New South Wales state election (995 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Labor seat. In addition, the marginal seat of Parramatta became a safe Labor seat. In southern Sydney, the marginal seat of Sutherland became a safe Labor
Damian Hale (365 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Northern Territory Football League. He has five children. Hale won the marginal seat of Solomon for the Australian Labor Party at the 2007 Australia federal
Laurie Wallis (347 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
defeating one-term Liberal MP Don Jessop in the seat of Grey, then a marginal seat centred on industrial towns in western South Australia. He was re-elected
George Lindgren, Baron Lindgren (343 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was elected to the House of Commons as Member of Parliament for the marginal seat of Wellingborough in Northamptonshire, ousting the sitting Conservative
Division of Sturt (1,120 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
0.9 percent two-party margin (856 votes), which made Sturt the most marginal seat in South Australia. Prior to the pre-selection of Handshin, No Pokies
Worcester woman (255 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and 2001 UK general elections. The Worcester constituency is a noted marginal seat which elected its first ever Labour MP in 1997. It subsequently returned
Nuneaton (UK Parliament constituency) (1,494 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
bellwether. In the 2015 general election, Nuneaton was the first key marginal seat between the Conservatives and Labour to declare its results. Instead
John Ovenden (170 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fought Sevenoaks in 1970, Ovenden served as Member of Parliament for the marginal seat of Gravesend from 1974 to 1979, when he lost to the Conservative Timothy
Roger White (politician) (118 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
he was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Gravesend in Kent, a marginal seat which traditionally was won by the party in power (the 1970 general
Division of Lyons (198 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
represented Wilmot at the state level from 1909 to 1929. It has been a marginal seat, changing hands between the Australian Labor Party and the Liberal Party
Iain Coleman (317 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
elected as an MP in the 1997 general election, and retained the highly marginal seat at the 2001 general election. He announced on 14 March 2005, that he
Eric Johnson (British politician) (145 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
election with a majority of only 42 votes. Johnson was re-elected in this marginal seat at the 1955 election and again at the 1959 general election, before
Oxford (UK Parliament constituency) (1,577 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Redistribution of Seats Act 1885. During the 1960s and 1970s, Oxford was a marginal seat. 1918–1950: The County Borough of Oxford. The boundaries were expanded
Takanini (New Zealand electorate) (317 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
stronghold for the Labour Party. Takanini, however, is considered to be a marginal seat between Labour and National, as it takes in both Labour-leaning areas
Albert Murray, Baron Murray of Gravesend (225 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
he was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Gravesend in Kent, a marginal seat which was normally won by the party forming the government. Indeed,
Frederick Wise, 1st Baron Wise (315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Harborough constituency in Leicestershire. Previously a Conservative-held marginal seat, Labour's vote fell only slightly in 1931, but the Liberals did not
Sarah Jones (politician) (1,370 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
further headlines due to Barwell publishing a book titled How to Win a Marginal Seat after his 2015 victory. Jones made her maiden speech in the House of
Arnold Gregory (216 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1959 general election. At the 1964 general election, he fought the marginal seat of Stockport North and won it from the Conservatives. Gregory was a
Lincoln (UK Parliament constituency) (1,583 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
did in 2017. The seat has been considered relative to others an ultra-marginal seat, as well as a swing seat, since 2005 as its winner's majority has not
Donald Thompson (politician) (414 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
election for the safe Labour seat of Batley and Morley. He stood in the marginal seat of Sowerby in both the February 1974 and October 1974 elections, losing
Stroud (UK Parliament constituency) (2,050 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
year's snap general election. Stroud has been relative to others a very marginal seat since 1992 as well as a swing seat, as the winning candidate's majority
David Ashby (352 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Conservative Member of Parliament for Leicestershire NW, seen as a marginal seat. He was a back-bench MP under both the Thatcher and the Major governments
Gordon Dean (Australian politician) (461 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Representatives at the 1977 federal election as the Liberal member for the marginal seat of Herbert. He was re-elected in 1980, but fearing electoral defeat
Division of Braddon (275 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Liberal Party. In more recent years, the division has usually been a marginal seat, changing hands between the Australian Labor Party and the Liberal Party
Amin Walji (139 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
elections since independence in 1963. The Westlands Constituency was a marginal seat, and Wlaji challenged the incumbent Njoroge Mungai for the KANU by nomination
Division of Hinkler (218 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on Gladstone and its surrounding area. On those boundaries, it was a marginal seat that traded hands between the Australian Labor Party and the National
Lidia Argondizzo (467 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to shift to the Legislative Assembly by contesting the Liberal-held marginal seat of electoral district of Doncaster, then held by the retiring Victor
Division of Calare (396 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bathurst, Lithgow and Oberon. On these boundaries it was notionally a marginal seat between the Australian Labor Party (which held it 1983–96) and the National
Tonia Antoniazzi (736 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Conservative's Byron Davies with a 27-vote majority, making it the UK's most marginal seat. She was successful, turning the seat Labour by gaining a 3,269 majority
Rob Oakeshott (3,347 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the election, but managed to turn the once-safe National seat into a marginal seat. On 15 January 2019, Oakeshott announced his candidacy for the seat
Electoral district of Richmond (Victoria) (493 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
against Greens candidate and local councillor Gurm Sekhon. It remains a marginal seat, however, and was strongly contested by Greens candidate, Kathleen Maltzahn
Division of Fadden (160 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from the far south of the city to the Gold Coast hinterland, and was a marginal seat that changed hands between the Liberal Party and Australian Labor Party
Division of Holt (232 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
than two years before disappearing off Cheviot Beach. Historically a marginal seat, over time the seat became safer for the Australian Labor Party. However
Anthony Trafford, Baron Trafford (513 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
general election, he was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the marginal seat of The Wrekin, but lost his seat in the February 1974 general election
Paddington North (UK Parliament constituency) (3,779 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
following the Second World War made what had been a Conservative-inclined marginal seat into a reasonably safe Labour one. The constituency was originally made
Division of Watson (374 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
adding a significant part of the Inner West. While St George was a marginal seat, Watson has been a safe Labor seat for nearly all of its existence.
Donovan Swailes (675 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Conservative George William Johnson by 131 votes. Assiniboia was a marginal seat, and Swailes had little assistance from party headquarters in this campaign
Charles Rappolt (578 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was won by Labor candidate Warren Pitt, who had earlier held the then-marginal seat from 1989 until 1995. Pitt's victory gave Labor a majority in its own
Division of Forde (318 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1945 following the death of John Curtin. When it was created it was a marginal seat in the southern suburbs of Brisbane, but it now has no territory in
Division of Warringah (482 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Steggall in 2019. That election also saw Warringah become a notional marginal seat in a "traditional" two-party contest against Labor for the first time;
Division of Bass (210 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the century since its creation. For most of its history it has been a marginal seat, changing hands between the Australian Labor Party and the conservative
Garry Lambert (487 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mayor. He subsequently won preselection for the seat of Fannie Bay, a marginal seat being vacated by former Chief Minister Clare Martin. He was immediately
Division of Isaacs (227 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1968, and first contested at the 1969 federal election. Originally a marginal seat, it switched regularly between the Liberals and Labor. However, Labor
Gerry Fowler (531 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1966 general election, he was elected as Member of Parliament for the marginal seat of The Wrekin, with a majority of 846 votes and poster slogan of "follow
Division of Denison (294 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
physical feature in the division's west. Denison was a consistently marginal seat, but was held by the Australian Labor Party between 1987 and 2010 with
Division of Rankin (180 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
some outer metropolitan areas of Brisbane. In this situation it was a marginal seat held by the Labor party. However, with the transfer of the rural hinterland
Electoral district of Murray-Wellington (320 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
stronghold of the Liberal Party and its predecessor parties, but became a marginal seat held by Labor following the 2017 state election. The district's most
Gavin Barwell (2,394 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
his seat with a majority of just 165. Barwell's book, How to Win a Marginal Seat: My Year Fighting for my Political Life, was published in March 2016
Division of New England (571 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
majority was pared back to an extremely marginal 1.1 percent. It was a marginal seat for most of the 1980s, but since the 1990s Labor has been lucky to get
Division of Corio (379 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Party. For most of the first seven decades after Federation, it was a marginal seat that frequently changed hands between the Australian Labor Party and
Division of Page (563 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1984 federal election. Since its creation, Page has usually been a marginal seat, frequently changing hands between the National Party and the Labor
Division of Perth (506 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
centres in Perth and Morley. Between the 1940s and 1980s, it was a marginal seat that frequently changed hands between the Liberals (and their predecessors)
Division of Franklin (423 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Land 1843-46. The Division of Franklin has always been a reasonably marginal seat, changing hands between the Australian Labor Party and the Liberal Party
Taupō (New Zealand electorate) (971 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
side of Lake Taupo, nor Cambridge, nor the Ruapehu towns. It was a marginal seat and frequently changed between National and Labour. The current Taupō
2007 New South Wales state election (2,130 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
able to hold the seat with a comfortable majority. Tweed, Labor's most marginal seat, fell to the Nationals' Geoff Provest. Labor incumbent Neville Newell
Electoral district of Bulimba (564 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Aaron Dillaway was elected. In the 2015 election, Bulimba was the most marginal seat held by the LNP and was regained by Di Farmer of the ALP. "Representatives
Division of Melbourne (493 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the seat in over a century. At the 2007 election, Melbourne became a marginal seat for the first time in a century, even as Labor won a decisive victory
Paul Marek (977 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
House of Representatives at the 1996 federal election, winning the marginal seat of Capricornia from Labor MP Marjorie Henzell in the major Liberal victory
Electoral district of Kogarah (285 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
replacing the abolished districts of Oatley and St George. It was a marginal seat in the 1930s and 1940s, however since 1953, it has become increasingly
1917 Macquarie state by-election (831 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the 1916 party split; they also noted that the result in the usually marginal seat was "the greatest for over nine years" and suggested the margin would
Division of Dickson (335 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
removed part of Kallangur from the district. It has historically been a marginal seat, changing hands between the Australian Labor Party and the Liberal Party
Division of Ballarat (438 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
towns such as Ararat, Maryborough, and Stawell. Ballarat used to be a marginal seat, changing hands at intervals between the Labor Party and the non-Labor
Division of Bendigo (524 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as Echuca, Castlemaine, Maryborough and Seymour. Bendigo has been a marginal seat, changing hands regularly between the Labor Party and the conservative
Division of Canning (607 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mandurah. For most of its last three decades, it has been a highly marginal seat due to the balanced proportion of the urban north and the rural south
Electoral district of Miranda (344 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Labor. On a margin of 0.8 percent it was the Labor government's most marginal seat. In 2011 the Liberals won government in a landslide, and the seat of
Division of Cowan (527 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
suburbs of Girrawheen, Greenwood, Landsdale and Marangaroo. It is a marginal seat, changing hands between the Australian Labor Party and the Liberal Party
Division of Swan (581 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
division is named after the Swan River. For several decades, it has been a marginal seat, extending along the Swan and Canning Rivers from the affluent suburbs
Division of Solomon (523 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mortgage belt seats. As such, for most of its history, it has been a marginal seat usually held by the party of government. The CLP's Dave Tollner very
2016 Australian federal election (11,282 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 2016 Australian federal election was a double dissolution election held on Saturday 2 July to elect all 226 members of the 45th Parliament of Australia
Electoral district of Barwon (465 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
three-member Electoral district of Namoi, it was recreated. Originally a marginal seat that traded hands between the Labor Party and the conservative parties
Roger Drayton (526 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
campaigners in the Labour Party after winning a previously thought marginal seat by over 900 votes and increasing his majority after that. Consequently
Electoral district of Camden (336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cumberland. It was recreated in 1981. In recent decades it has been a marginal seat, falling to both the Labor and Liberal parties on separate occasions
Division of Pearce (482 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2016, however, Porter suffered a five-point swing, making Pearce a marginal seat for the first time. In August 2021, the Australian Electoral Commission
Division of Barker (958 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reduced Pasin's margin in Barker to 4.7 percent—thus making Barker a marginal seat for the first time since Cameron's near-defeat in the 1943 landslide
Greg Wilton (758 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from 1984 to 1992. He won pre-selection to contest the Liberal-held marginal seat of Isaacs in the leadup to the 1996 election. Though his party lost
Electoral district of Badcoe (283 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Commission. Retrieved 8 July 2017. "Labor MP Stephanie Key to quit marginal seat at next SA election". ABC. 3 February 2017. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
Division of Casey (428 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
electorate to occupy the chair. When it was created it was a highly marginal seat, and at the 1972 federal election it was regarded as the "litmus seat"
Electoral district of Drummoyne (454 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ryde, but recreated in 1927. For much of the early 1900s, it was a marginal seat. Between the 1960s and 2000s, Drummoyne was a Labor-leaning seat. Currently
Electoral division of Araluen (555 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Carney only held the seat by 134 votes, making Araluen the CLP's most marginal seat. Carney proved to be a popular local member, and was one of only four
1906 Huddersfield by-election (412 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
had been Liberal since Woodhouse re-gained it in 1895. It had been a marginal seat but Woodhouse had won with a bit to spare in 1895 and 1900. They narrowly
2018 South Australian state election (5,581 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
be more likely to be successful in a traditionally safe seat than a marginal seat due to it being easier to out-poll the comparatively low primary vote
Division of Corangamite (723 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
member of the Australian Labor Party. Until the 1930s it was usually a marginal seat which leaned toward the conservative parties, but was won by the Australian
Sheffield South East (UK Parliament constituency) (569 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
reduced the party's majority to a little over 4,000 votes, making it a marginal seat between them and the Conservative Party. The constituency consists of
Leon Bignell (444 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
decades of voting patterns in the seat. Mawson was Labor's second most marginal seat, and on paper it should have been among the first to be lost to the
Division of Stirling (729 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
working class further inland. As a result, Stirling has often been a marginal seat, alternating between the Australian Labor Party and the Liberal Party
Tom Skinner (1,420 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1946 he was Labour candidate for the Tamaki electorate, winning the marginal seat by a slender margin. Labour was defeated in the following election in
Christopher Pyne (2,287 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
0.9 percent two-party margin (856 votes), which made Sturt the most marginal seat in South Australia. Following the election in which the John Howard-led
1962 New South Wales state election (968 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the safe Labor seat of Paddington-Waverley were combined to form the marginal seat of Bligh. In Northern Sydney, the marginal Labor seat of North Sydney
Electoral district of Ryde (458 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
incarnation of Ryde and Epping. In its previous incarnations, Ryde was a marginal seat that frequently traded hands between Labor and the conservative parties
1904 Reading by-election (404 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1898. He was standing as a candidate for the first time. In such a marginal seat, the Liberals were taking a risk by choosing an outsider to replace
Division of Brand (648 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was preselected for the seat following 16 years as member for the marginal seat of Swan which polling suggested the party was certain to lose. At the
Rachel Sanderson (706 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
years in opposition, Sanderson now sat in the Liberals' second most marginal seat. Sanderson was appointed as Minister for Child Protection on 22 March
Tony Piccolo (671 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
decades of voting patterns in the seat. On paper, Light was Labor's most marginal seat, and would have been one of the first to be lost to the Liberals in
Lancaster and Wyre (UK Parliament constituency) (377 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
general election and was abolished at the 2010 general election. It was a marginal seat between the Labour and Conservative parties throughout its existence
Weaver Vale (UK Parliament constituency) (1,010 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
county Cheshire. The seat has been considered relative to others a marginal seat since 2005 as its winner's majority has not exceeded 7.8% of the vote
Electoral district of Ashford (358 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
parliament as of the 2018 election. "Labor MP Stephanie Key to quit marginal seat at next SA election". ABC News. Australia. 3 February 2017. 2014 State
Chris Matheson (politician) (700 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
increased his majority from 93 to 9,176, turning Chester from a super-marginal seat into a safe seat. With both the Conservative Party and Labour receiving
Hemsworth (1,538 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
share of the vote never dropped below 80 per cent. That it is now a marginal seat is regarded as partly due to the disappearance of the coal mining industry
Electoral district of Collie-Preston (1,055 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was accused of trying to lock Labor votes in Premier Frank Wilson's marginal seat of Sussex behind Collie's boundaries, that the Kalgoorlie Miner and
1919 Manchester Rusholme by-election (721 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
created for the 1918 general election partly out of the Unionist/Liberal marginal seat of Manchester South and partly out of the Liberal seat of Stretford
North Ayrshire (1,394 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
until 2007, when the SNP gained it by 48 votes, making it the most marginal seat in Holyrood until 2011, when the SNP increased its majority to 6,117
Mark Fletcher (politician) (516 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
former Tower Hamlets 2018 Conservative council candidates to have won a marginal seat in the 2019 elections, the other being Gedling's Tom Randall, who had
Mark Fletcher (politician) (516 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
former Tower Hamlets 2018 Conservative council candidates to have won a marginal seat in the 2019 elections, the other being Gedling's Tom Randall, who had
2020 Eden-Monaro by-election (1,452 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
swing against him. At the time, Eden-Monaro was Labor's fourth-most marginal seat, held by a margin of only 0.85%. Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal
Rochester and Chatham (UK Parliament constituency) (205 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Boroughs of Rochester and Chatham. This constituency was a Labour-Tory marginal seat throughout its 33-year existence. The seat disappeared at the 1983 general
Surbiton (UK Parliament constituency) (393 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
by the first past the post system of election. This was in the safe/marginal seat spectrum irrefutably a safe Conservative seat during its 32-year lifetime
Flinders railway line (1,100 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Coalition's $43m Adelaide rail funding pledge aimed at shoring up marginal seat, Anthony Albanese says". News. ABC. ABC. Retrieved 13 May 2016. "Flinders
Marrickville, New South Wales (4,238 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Marrickville also made headlines in the 2011 State election as a marginal seat that was possibly going to be won by the Greens. However, the seat was
Tulip Siddiq (4,013 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Usborne, Simon (5 April 2015). "Tulip Siddiq: Fighting for Britain's most marginal seat in the shadow of tragedy". The Independent. Retrieved 1 May 2015. Urwin
Libby Coker (323 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
between 2009 and 2010, and again from 2012 to 2013. Coker won the ultra-marginal seat of Corangamite at the 2019 Australian federal election, defeating Liberal
Polly Billington (628 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
MP, this time in Thurrock. This time she gained the nomination for a marginal seat. She was one of 15 Labour candidates each given financial support of
Oxford City Council (899 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
General Election with an increased majority but was until then a highly marginal seat with the Liberal Democrats. Labour massively increased its majority
North Warwickshire (586 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
results have fallen like this:[citation needed] The Borough is a very marginal seat between the Conservatives and Labour. Within the Borough, Polesworth
Hornchurch (UK Parliament constituency) (739 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
surprising results of that election. Labour-held Hornchurch had not been a marginal seat and Squire had not expected to win it. However, he gained the seat from
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock (UK Parliament constituency) (1,203 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Cumnock and Doon Valley constituency was attached to half of the former marginal seat of Ayr to form the Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock constituency. Carrick, Cumnock
Bill Carlton (395 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
redistribution at the 1941 and Carlton won Labor endorsement for the marginal seat of Concord. In Labor's landslide victory at that election, Carlton defeated
Slough (UK Parliament constituency) (828 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
covered by this seat was in the Eton and Slough constituency, which was a marginal seat usually held by the Labour Party. The Labour MP from 1950 to 1964 was
Michelle Rowland (787 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was previously held by Liberal Louise Markus, who contested the more marginal seat of Macquarie at the 2010 federal election. Rowland was re-elected to
Flinders railway station (367 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Coalition's $43m Adelaide rail funding pledge aimed at shoring up marginal seat, Anthony Albanese says". News. ABC. ABC. Retrieved 13 May 2016. "Darlington
Makerfield (UK Parliament constituency) (745 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
lost altogether. Most polling companies now refer to Makerfield as a marginal seat between Labour and Conservatives. There is no town called Makerfield
1920 Louth by-election (912 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
had won the seat six times and the Unionists three times. It was a marginal seat in 1910 but in 1918 the Liberal MP, Timothy Davies surprisingly did
Michael Morris, Baron Naseby (250 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
House of Commons at the February 1974 general election for the then-marginal seat of Northampton South. His majority was just 179 in February 1974, and
Ken Ticehurst (318 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2001 federal election, Ticehurst was preselected and contested the marginal seat of Dobell held by the Labor Party since its creation in 1984. Ticehurst
Bob Randall (politician) (397 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
by-election Randall was the one-term Tonkin Liberal government's most marginal seat holder on a one percent margin before losing the seat at the 1982 election
1999 Victorian state election (1,366 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
conducted, it was learned that Liberal-turned-Independent member for the marginal seat of Frankston East, Peter McLellan, had died of a heart attack. Polling
Dulwich and West Norwood (UK Parliament constituency) (775 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
than 2,000 votes over the second placed Conservatives, making it a marginal seat. The 1997 result therefore suggested that the Conservative vote had
Cedars Upper School (558 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Julie Hilling, Labour MP from 2010-15 for the marginal seat of Bolton West (she won by 92 votes in 2010)
Erewash (UK Parliament constituency) (646 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
especially poor, Erewash is described by political commentators as a "key marginal seat" in general elections.[citation needed] List of Parliamentary constituencies
Barnsley East (UK Parliament constituency) (618 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
After the 2019 general election however, this constituency became a marginal seat, with Labour's vote share dropping by 21.9% and their majority cut to
Cunninghame North (Scottish Parliament constituency) (1,206 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Labour incumbent Allan Wilson at the 2007 election, this was the most marginal seat in Holyrood. However, at the 2011 election, Gibson increased his majority
2009 Willagee state by-election (329 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
major who stood unsuccessfully as the endorsed Labor candidate for the marginal seat of Stirling at the 2007 federal election. Greens – Hsien Harper. Harper
Andrew Southcott (785 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(638 votes), which put Boothby ahead of neighbouring Sturt as the most marginal seat in South Australia. However, Boothby became a fairly safe Liberal seat
Michael Sukkar (1,315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In 2012, Sukkar was endorsed as the Liberal Party candidate for the marginal seat of Deakin. He won the seat at the 2013 election with a swing to the
Caerwyn Roderick (537 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Labour MPs. At the 1979 General Election, Roderick failed to hold his marginal seat, which fell to the Conservatives. Since then, Labour has never regained
Croydon West (UK Parliament constituency) (245 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
most of the Labour voters were re-drawn into Croydon West, making it a marginal seat. The County Borough of Croydon wards of Broad Green, Central, South
Nat Cook (762 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
minority to majority government. On a 0.02 percent margin it was the most marginal seat in parliament. A redistribution of electoral boundaries occurs following
Vickie Chapman (1,210 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Liberal minister Michael Armitage, who was seeking to move from his marginal seat of Adelaide. Chapman easily gained preselection and retained Bragg with
Sandy Bay, Tasmania (1,151 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which encompasses the Sandy Bay region which had been a consistently marginal seat, but was held by the Australian Labor Party between 1987 and 2010 with
Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire (UK Parliament constituency) (804 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Boulston and Slebech. Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire is a marginal seat between the Labour Party and the Conservatives. The Conservatives are
Wilfrid Sugden (418 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
National Government, splitting his party. Sugden contested the Labour-held marginal seat of Leyton West in London, where he was returned to the House of Commons
Wendy Fatin (361 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
her seat by deputy prime minister Kim Beazley, who had moved from the marginal seat of Swan. Her advocacy work continued beyond her retirement from politics
Stephanie Peacock (1,041 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Peacock unsuccessfully stood as the Labour Party candidate in the marginal seat of Halesowen and Rowley Regis in the West Midlands, where she was defeated
Nickolas Varvaris (337 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
vote of just 50.3 percent, which made Barton the government's most marginal seat in the country. A redistribution prior to the 2016 federal election
Holly Lynch (954 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
goods from Halifax. Lynch was given just over six weeks to retain the marginal seat of Halifax for Labour having been selected as the party's candidate
Shannon Fentiman (1,024 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
LNP landslide. Waterford was Campbell Newman Government's third most marginal seat held seat by Mike Latter. Fentiman achieved a 14.3% swing towards her
Anthony Marlowe (528 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
producing a safe Conservative seat in Brighton Pavilion, a potentially marginal seat in Brighton Kemptown, and an even safer Conservative seat in Hove. Marlowe
Rodney Berman (527 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
co.uk. 18 October 2020. Pitcher, Lowri (5 May 2021). "Is this hyper-marginal seat the best hope for a Lib Dem constituency gain?". Nation.Cymru. Retrieved
Putney Vale (1,164 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Village Garton Ash, Timothy (8 December 2019). "On the streets of a marginal seat, I've seen how remain disunity could seal Brexit". The Guardian. Retrieved
Dulwich (UK Parliament constituency) (562 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and 1945, when it fell to the Labour party. After that it became a marginal seat, with Labour winning slightly more times than the Conservatives. In
Mid Calder (1,360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mid Calder, along with the rest of West Lothian, is an SNP and Labour marginal seat. In West Lothian council, Mid Calder is part of the East Livingston
Eden, New South Wales (2,154 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
federal electorate of Eden-Monaro, which has for a long time been a key marginal seat, resulting in significant focus by the media and political parties during
1995 New South Wales state election (1,194 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
strong local campaigns. Whatever the cause, the Coalition’s dogged marginal seat campaign in 1995 had come perilously close to denying Labor victory
Ian Grist (612 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his career. This enabled him to hold off several challenges in his marginal seat. When the Tories returned to power in 1979 he was appointed Parliamentary
John Dawkins (1,085 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
aged 27, Dawkins was elected to the House of Representatives for the marginal seat of Tangney. He was defeated at the 1975 election by Liberal Peter Richardson
Malcolm Thornton (295 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
first elected to Parliament in the 1979 general election, winning the marginal seat of Liverpool Garston from Labour's Eddie Loyden. In the early 1980s
Llanelli (Senedd constituency) (620 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
constituency results being taken into account in the allocation. It is a marginal seat between Plaid and the Labour Party, and until the 2016 Assembly election
Thomas Thrower (799 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
election at which Barton retired, and was narrowly re-elected in the marginal seat in 1913 and 1917. He was chairman of committees from March 1914 to February
North Hertfordshire (UK Parliament constituency) (287 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
entire existence. Its first MP, Ian Stewart, previously held the old marginal seat of Hitchin, and its last, Oliver Heald, currently represents North East
Edgar Dawes (696 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
recontest Sturt at the April 1933 election even though it was a close marginal seat, and in the aftermath of the split lost to a Liberal Federation candidate
Dick Crawshaw, Baron Crawshaw of Aintree (510 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the constituency that it was situated in – Liverpool Toxteth – was a marginal seat for the Conservatives from its creation in 1950. He campaigned for issues
Brian Binley (869 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cabinet Member. He was selected to contest the Labour-held Parliamentary marginal seat of Northampton South, and defeated the sitting Labour MP Tony Clarke
Birmingham Northfield (UK Parliament constituency) (985 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
509 votes and a vote share of 41.6%, which made Northfield the most marginal seat in Birmingham. Two years later at the 2017 snap election, Burden increased
Arthur Abbott (459 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1953. Following an electoral redistribution which made North Perth a marginal seat, Abbott had transferred to the new seat of Mount Lawley at the 1950
Fran Bailey (756 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nationals. However, the 2007 election resulted in McEwen becoming the most marginal seat in the country. Initially, it appeared that Bailey had lost to former
Ernie Bridge (863 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
making him the first person to be baptised there. He contested the marginal seat of Kimberley for the Labor Party at the 1980 state election and won
Stockport North (UK Parliament constituency) (354 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
included in the new constituency of Denton and Reddish. Always a fairly marginal seat, the constituency changed hands at the 1964, 1970 and February 1974
Peter Thomas, Baron Thomas of Gwydir (1,009 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Parliament as MP for Conway in 1951, winning a narrow majority in the marginal seat over the Labour incumbent. He turned down the position of Under-Secretary
Roger Berry (636 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the European Parliament in 1984. Berry was selected to contest the marginal seat of Kingswood at the 1987 General Election and was defeated by Robert
Bruce Flegg (680 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
seat. There was some speculation that Newman could transfer from his marginal seat of Ashgrove to Moggill after Flegg was denied preselection. Moggill
Steph Key (729 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
future: The Advertiser, 17 September 2011 Labor MP Stephanie Key to quit marginal seat at next SA election: ABC, 3 February 2017 Former Members Parliamentary
Virginia Crosbie (1,057 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
election. She is the first Conservative MP to represent this three-way marginal seat since 1987. In January 2020, Crosbie tabled an early day motion about
R. D. Patel (477 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
he was nominated for the Ba Indian Constituency. This was the most marginal seat in the 1963 election, in which Sidiq Koya had managed to defeat James
Paul Farrelly (1,422 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
election result: Student voters initially turned away return to clinch marginal seat for Labour". Independent. Archived from the original on 1 October 2017
Brighton Kemptown (UK Parliament constituency) (1,179 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
every five years. The majority of seven made Brighton Kemptown the most marginal seat in the country in 1964 "Brighton, Kemptown: Usual Resident Population
Richard Adams (British politician) (348 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
chose to stand down in the 1955 election, being succeeded in the now-marginal seat by the Conservative Michael Hughes-Young. Adams died on 25 June 1978
Richard Burden (1,241 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
margin of 16,820. He was then selected to fight the Conservative-held marginal seat of Birmingham Northfield at the 1992 general election. Burden defeated
Judy Mallaber (377 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Conservative Party's Nigel Mills by 538 votes. Amber Valley was the 24th most marginal seat in the country in the 2010 general election. Mallaber did not contest
Simon Birmingham (1,280 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
At the age of 29, Birmingham won Liberal Party preselection for the marginal seat of Hindmarsh at the 2004 federal election following the retirement of
Plymouth Drake (UK Parliament constituency) (486 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
one MP, Dame Janet Fookes of the Conservative Party. It was always a marginal seat during this period, but Dame Janet managed to survive many strong challenges
Rugby and Kenilworth (UK Parliament constituency) (505 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Wright becoming the Member of Parliament. Rugby and Kenilworth was a marginal seat from 1997 onwards, but had been a safe Conservative seat previously
Laura Smith (politician) (1,221 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
2019". Retrieved 13 December 2019. "Conservatives win 8,000 majority in marginal seat". 13 December 2019. Retrieved 13 December 2019. "BBC Crewe & Nantwich
Tom Webster (politician) (627 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Booth only winning election on a margin of 1.6%, Wakehurst remained a marginal seat and Webster stood again as the Labor candidate at the 1988 election
Justin Hanson (745 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Justin Hanson biography: SA Parliament Labor MP Stephanie Key to quit marginal seat at next SA election: ABC 3 February 2017 Gerry Kandelaars biography:
Neil Symes (510 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
vote, converting a safe Labor seat with a 12.2-point margin, into a marginal seat with a 1.64-point buffer. The seat had been in Labor hands without interruption
Dundee East (UK Parliament constituency) (1,228 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
previously contested the 1952 by-election. The constituency has been a marginal seat between the SNP and Labour since the 1973 by-election. Although Labour
Jim Dowd (politician) (1,119 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Goodhart by 17,330 votes. At the 1987 general election he contested the marginal seat of Lewisham West, but was defeated by John Maples by 3,772 votes. At
Mark Brindal (597 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gaining several suburbs east of Fullarton Road, changing Unley from a marginal seat to a fairly safe to safe Liberal seat in one stroke. He held portfolios
Joan Hall (British politician) (158 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
general election she was elected Member of Parliament (MP) for the marginal seat of Keighley with a majority of 616 votes, becoming its first female
Frank Lilley (326 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
later Minister of Pensions and National Insurance. Lilley lost his marginal seat at the 1964 general election, and returned to business. He gave up as
Valerie Davey (259 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
schools and of Bristol Polytechnic (now the UWE). She won the three-way marginal seat at the 1997 general election, displacing the Conservative cabinet minister
2007 Bermudian general election (983 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to try to overturn the United Bermuda Party's deficit by winning a marginal seat. "Close finish expected in Bermuda polls". Jamaica Gleaner. 2007-12-17
Tim Brinton (588 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Councillor from 1974 to 1981 and Member of Parliament (MP) for the marginal seat of Gravesend from 1979 (gaining the seat from Labour) to 1983, and,
Scottish Liberal Democrats (2,023 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gain made by the Liberal Democrats in Scotland at the 2019 general election. Was previously the most marginal seat in the entire United Kingdom in 2017.
Christopher Chataway (1,347 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
stand for Parliament in the same seat. Lewisham North was a highly marginal seat won by Labour in a by-election in 1957, but Chataway's charm helped
Middlesbrough (UK Parliament constituency) (1,585 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
rural and semi-rural areas outside the borough to the west, and was a marginal seat passing three times between the two largest parties after the Second
Vince Connelly (917 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
party, with a margin of 11.6% at the 2019 election, whereas Cowan is a marginal seat, with Labor winning it by 0.8%. Connelly said "(Moore) is where our
1999 New South Wales state election (1,650 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was built on a number of specific promises, backed by a well directed marginal seat campaign. On taking office, the Carr Government faced difficulties presiding
Thurrock (UK Parliament constituency) (1,459 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the Conservatives held the seat by just over 300 votes, when it was a marginal seat between the Conservatives and Labour. This industrial Essex seat, east
Michael Wooldridge (1,477 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his retirement in 2001. During his last term, he transferred from his marginal seat of Chisholm to the somewhat friendlier seat of Casey. During this time
Scott Driscoll (1,108 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lillian van Litsenburg with a swing of 15.67%, turning the previously marginal seat into a safe LNP seat. Driscoll was the subject of complaints of official
Ian Gow (2,220 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Crossman. He then stood for the Clapham constituency, a Labour-held London marginal seat, in the 1966 general election. An account in The Times of his candidature
Peter Bone (2,730 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Conservative to Labour. In the 2001 general election he fought the ultra-marginal seat of Wellingborough, where the sitting Labour MP Paul Stinchcombe was
Andrew Pelling (923 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
would be standing in the upcoming Croydon Council elections for the marginal seat of Waddon. He was elected to Croydon Council on 22 May 2014. Pelling
William Hilton (British politician) (592 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Conservative seat. At the next election in 1959 he contested the more marginal seat of Ealing North, but again failed to be elected. He finally entered
Janet Anderson (1,208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
until the 1987 General Election, when she unsuccessfully fought the marginal seat of Rossendale and Darwen, losing to David Trippier by 4,982 votes. Anderson
James To (1,197 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kwong Chun-yu who was trailing behind To. As a result, To took the marginal seat with 243,930 votes, only 10,694 votes, 0.6 per cent higher than the
Scarborough and Whitby (UK Parliament constituency) (1,318 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
areas Conservative. At the last two general elections, it was the most marginal seat in North Yorkshire. In statistics The constituency consists of Census
Sir William Beale, 1st Baronet (728 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
elections of 1895 or 1900 but he was selected as candidate for the marginal seat of South Ayrshire in time for the 1906 general election when he was
Patrick Hall (politician) (681 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
majority of 1,353 made Bedford the Conservatives' twenty-fifth most marginal seat in Britain and a major target for Labour at the next general election
George Dallas (Labour politician) (564 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
was elected to the House of Commons as Member of Parliament for the marginal seat of Wellingborough in Northamptonshire, after the sitting Labour MP William
Adam Bandt (2,718 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
federal election Melbourne had become Australia's only Labor/Greens marginal seat. Bandt was preselected as Greens candidate for the second time, and
Michael Organ (860 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the House of Representatives, at the same time making Cunningham a marginal seat. During his term, he was one of three Greens federal parliamentarians
Cleckheaton (2,737 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the borough constituency of Brighouse and Spenborough. It was a marginal seat, changing hands between the Conservative and Labour parties on six occasions
Linda Burney (1,602 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Francis (11 March 2016). "Federal Government prepares for MP in its most marginal seat to quit Parliament". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved
Michelle Gildernew (1,162 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a mere 57 votes in 2019, making Fermanagh and South Tyrone the most marginal seat in the country. During her time as Minister for Agriculture and Rural
George Dallas (Labour politician) (564 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
was elected to the House of Commons as Member of Parliament for the marginal seat of Wellingborough in Northamptonshire, after the sitting Labour MP William
2010 United Kingdom general election in Northern Ireland (1,547 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
May 2015. McDonald, Henry (6 May 2015). "Divisions run deep on Lough Erne's banks, in the UK's most marginal seat". The Guardian. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
Ritchie Macdonald (725 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for the safe seat of Ponsonby whilst he had been allocated the more marginal seat of Tamaki. From 1958 to 1966 Macdonald was Labour's junior whip. During
Teddy Taylor (1,468 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
necessarily independence would switch to Labour, hence endangering Taylor's marginal seat, which he had held by 1,757 votes in October 1974. He was expected to
Andrea Mitchell (politician) (487 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
votes after preferences, making the seat of Kingsley the second most marginal seat in WA after Labor's landslide election win. Mitchell died on 4 April
1995 in Australia (2,992 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
area. 11 October – John Fahey is selected as Liberal candidate for the marginal seat of Macarthur. 20 October – Brenda Hodge, the last person to be sentenced
Ken Wyatt (1,641 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
newly established portfolio of Indigenous Health. Wyatt retained his marginal seat at the May 2019 federal election with an increased majority. After the
Birmingham Edgbaston (UK Parliament constituency) (1,293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
long-serving Labour MP Gisela Stuart stood down. It has been classified as a marginal seat; although in 2017 and 2019, the Labour Party won more than 50% of the
Alex Fergusson (politician) (1,018 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Conservative whip in the second session of Parliament. After retaining his marginal seat at the 2007 election, with an increased majority of 3,333, on 14 May
Donkey vote (2,173 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
estimated at between 1 and 2% of the vote, which could be critical in a marginal seat. In 1983, reforms were made to Federal electoral legislation to reduce
William Yates (politician) (708 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
was elected to the House of Commons for the Conservative Party in the marginal seat of The Wrekin, being re-elected in the subsequent 1959 and 1964 general
Nicolle Flint (1,252 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
5% shrinking to 2.8%. After the redistribution, Boothby was the only marginal seat in the state, making it a target for the Australian Labor Party in the
Reginald Bevins (894 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to a lower settlement. At the 1964 general election, Bevins lost his marginal seat. He immediately declared he would have no further political involvement
Bob Mitchell (British politician) (743 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Conservative victory in the 1970 general election, Mitchell lost his marginal seat. However, Mitchell was not out of the House of Commons for long. His
Isle of Sheppey (4,020 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
constituency of Sittingbourne and Sheppey since 1997, a Conservative-Labour marginal seat; prior to this it was in the Faversham constituency, also a marginal
Damian Drum (1,934 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
two-party vote to McGauchie's 44 percent. But this did not make Murray a marginal seat. It had been held by either the Liberals or Nationals since its creation
Kevin McNamara (politician) (825 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
death of sitting Labour MP Henry Solomons. Labour's hold of a former marginal seat with a significantly increased majority is widely considered[by whom
Melanie Onn (1,685 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
region". The Telegraph. Retrieved 10 September 2016. "PPC selected in key marginal seat Great Grimsby | LabourList". labourlist.org. 26 July 2014. Retrieved
Tom Elliott (politician) (1,511 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
2015). "Divisions run deep on Lough Erne's banks, in the UK's most marginal seat". The Guardian. Retrieved 18 September 2015. "I won't go to GAA games
Bernard Floud (1,048 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
elected to Parliament in the 1964 general election for Acton, gaining the marginal seat from the Conservatives with a majority of 2,599, and was re-elected
1974 Rhodesian general election (886 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
inevitable, although six seats were regarded as marginal. The most marginal seat was clearly Salisbury City, where a right-wing Rhodesian Front candidate
Two-party-preferred vote (2,622 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
seats are not uniform, and a varying range of factors can influence marginal-seat wins with single-member electorates. Several federal elections since
Cuthbert Snowball Rewcastle (556 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Northamptonshire at the 1929 General Election. Kettering was a Unionist/Labour marginal seat that the Liberals last contested in 1923 when they came third. In 1929
David Crausby (1,183 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
MP Alistair Burt by 6,911 votes. He contested the Conservative-held marginal seat of Bolton North East at the 1992 general election where the sitting
Grace Portolesi (1,060 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and something (not) blue: University of Newcastle Kerin heartened by marginal seat opinion polls: ABC 16 March 2006 Whitford, Jane (24 March 2010). "Card
Kingston Vale (1,778 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
General Election, but has mainly been a Conservative and Liberal Democrat marginal seat since the seat was created in 1997. The first church in the area was
Nick Boles (2,019 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2007. Boles was the Conservative Party candidate for the Labour-held marginal seat of Hove for the 2005 general election. He received media attention during
Patrick Cormack (1,333 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
moved constituencies at the February 1974 general election, leaving the marginal seat of Cannock and instead contesting the newly drawn seat of South West
Gladstone, Queensland (4,488 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gladstone is located within the federal electoral division of Flynn, a marginal seat currently held by the Liberal National Party of Queensland's Ken O'Dowd
Bill Fraser (New Zealand politician) (987 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
increased his majority steadily over his career and turned St Kilda from a marginal seat to a safe Labour seat. It was said by contemporaries such as Warren
Peter King (Australian politician) (962 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
percent two-party vote after a 2.4 percent swing it made Wentworth a marginal seat on paper for the first time since the 1993 election. For standing against
John Roper, Baron Roper (579 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1964 general election, but the Conservative David Walder retained the marginal seat. He was elected Member of Parliament for Farnworth at the 1970 general
James Rankin Rutherford (608 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Ayrshire at the 1929 General Election. This was a Unionist/Labour marginal seat. No Liberal had stood in 1924 but one had come second in 1923. He polled
Tom Horabin (813 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1939, Horabin was selected by North Cornwall Liberals to defend the marginal seat at the resulting by-election. Along with his party leader, Sir Archibald
Roger Thomas (British politician) (794 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
pressed to stay on by the Labour whips, who feared the loss of the marginal seat in a by-election. On 17 August he announced he would remain until the
St John Hutchinson (745 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
division at the 1929 General Election. This was a Unionist/Liberal marginal seat that the Unionists had won at the previous election in 1924 and the
2008 Mayo by-election (1,364 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Comment (8 September 2008). "Bitter victory for the Libs in what is now a marginal seat". The Australian. Archived from the original on 15 July 2009. Retrieved
William Rowley Elliston (516 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Essex at the 1929 General Election. Colchester was a Unionist/Labour marginal seat offering little chance for a Liberal. He finished third. He did not
David Anderson (judge) (1,163 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Coatbridge and Airdrie in the 1955 general election and in the more marginal seat of East Dunbartonshire in 1959. He continued trying to find Unionist
William Rowley Elliston (516 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Essex at the 1929 General Election. Colchester was a Unionist/Labour marginal seat offering little chance for a Liberal. He finished third. He did not
Gerry Kandelaars (464 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Labor: The Advertiser 14 September 2011 Labor MP Stephanie Key to quit marginal seat at next SA election: ABC 3 February 2017 State Labor MPs Michael Atkinson
Joanne Cash (1,110 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
media of lying about her and her husband. Fighting an inner London marginal seat inspired Cash to co-found Parent Gym, the philanthropic programme of
Derek Conway (1,710 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
18,116 votes. At the 1979 general election Conway contested the more marginal seat of Newcastle upon Tyne East and was again defeated, this time by Labour's
Jonathan Evans (politician) (994 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Advisory Board. In August 2007, he was selected to fight the highly marginal seat of Cardiff North in the 2010 general election. Evans stood down from
Nicholas Fairbairn (1,575 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
standing in the Edinburgh Central seat (which had been a Labour-held marginal seat during the 1950s) in 1964 and 1966. Fairbairn's career took off in the
Eugene Ramsden, 1st Baron Ramsden (521 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
again in Spen Valley, and at the 1924 general election he contested the marginal seat of Bradford North, where the Liberal Walter Rea had been elected in
Barry Morris (925 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gaining 18% of the primary vote. Blue Mountains was always considered a marginal seat, and the Labor Party's success in winning it had been an indispensable
Chris Patten (3,652 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Conservative victory at the 1992 general election. However, he lost his marginal seat of Bath to the Liberal Democrat candidate Don Foster at that election
Eveline Hill (648 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
over the abolition of resale price maintenance in 1964. Having held a marginal seat for two elections, Hill's position was made more difficult by the growth
Norman Pannell (918 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
constituency of Liverpool Kirkdale at the 1955 general election, a marginal seat which was held by Labour. With the help of favourable boundary changes
Keith Joseph (2,714 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
German Jewry (now World Jewish Relief). He failed to be elected to the marginal seat of Barons Court in West London by 125 votes in the 1955 election. He
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust (1,169 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Treasury, the remainder privately. Rowley Regis Hospital in the Tory marginal seat of Halesowen and Rowley Regis would have an expanded role in non-acute
Edward Kellett-Bowman (1,106 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
skill as agent for Holborn and St Pancras South in 1959 and gained a marginal seat. In 1961, Edward Bowman was selected as candidate for the same division
Claire Ward (1,604 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
place, with 793 fewer votes than Brinton, making Watford a three-way marginal seat. Upon her re-election in May 2005, Ward was appointed an Assistant Government
David Bradbury (politician) (1,029 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
to hold that office in the city's history. [2]. Bradbury ran for the marginal seat of Lindsay in Sydney's west at the 2001 and 2004 Federal elections,
Michael Hughes-Young, 1st Baron St Helens (805 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hughes-Young was selected as Conservative candidate for Wandsworth Central, a marginal seat. The Labour incumbent Richard Adams retired and Hughes-Young beat Labour's
Peter Thurnham (603 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ministerial office, but became a party whip. Bolton North East was a highly marginal seat, which Thurnham held by a wafer thin majority of 813 at the 1987 general
Irene Jai Narayan (707 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
City Indian Communal seat on its ticket and so rewarded her with the marginal seat of Suva Indian National Constituency. The Alliance had never lost this
Ian Mikardo (3,312 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
known as the Reading system. He held Reading, which became a highly marginal seat, until the 1959 general election when he was ousted by Peter Emery of
2019 Australian federal election (8,153 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
August 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2018. "Labor's Danby to retire from marginal seat". SBS News. 5 July 2018. Archived from the original on 5 July 2018.
Dorset (11,744 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The seat was won by Chris Loder in the 2019 general election. The marginal seat of South Dorset is represented by Richard Drax, who gained the seat
Rugby, Warwickshire (7,867 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Midlands' most marginal seats. From 1885 until 1924 Rugby was a marginal seat which changed hands between the Conservative and Liberal parties. From
City of Chester (UK Parliament constituency) (2,182 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Labour has ever had in the constituency and it is no longer considered a marginal seat. At the 2019 election, Matheson was elected once again, with a reduced
Katie Allen (politician) (1,688 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
swing–enough to drop the Liberal majority to 53 percent, making Higgins a marginal seat for the first time. Notably, she was the first Liberal candidate in
Stephen Dorrell (2,800 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Thatcher. Dorrell, then 27, was elected to the House of Commons for the marginal seat of Loughborough, ousting the veteran Labour MP John Cronin by 5,199
Plaid Cymru (7,765 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Retrieved 24 November 2021. "General Election 2019: Plaid hold Wales' most marginal seat". BBC News. 13 December 2019. Retrieved 24 November 2021. de La Mare
Craig Tracey (2,434 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Matthew (26 January 2015). "Parties fight long election battle in marginal seat". The Financial Times. Pearson PLC. Archived from the original on 27
Alan Lee Williams (582 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Epsom in 1964. He was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for the marginal seat of Hornchurch three times, first winning the seat in 1966. He lost to
Bath, Somerset (14,119 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
re-electing the government of John Major, but failed to defend his marginal seat. The fifteen electoral wards of Bath are: Bathwick, Combe Down, Kingsmead
Paul Keetch (1,257 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Assembly for five years. Keetch had comfortably captured his traditionally marginal seat by 6,648 votes when he gained it from the Conservatives in 1997, but
St Kilda Pier (375 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
November 2018). "St Kilda pier to be rebuilt under Labor pledge in key marginal seat". The Age. Retrieved 23 August 2019. Coordinates: 37°51′53″S 144°58′04″E
2017 Western Australian state election (2,548 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
24 January 2017. "Elections – Frequently Asked Questions : What is a marginal seat?". Australian Electoral Commission. 6 May 2016. Archived from the original
Andrea West (404 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
despite the impact it was likely to have on her re-election campaign in a marginal seat. Con Sciacca reclaimed Bowman for the ALP at the 1998 federal election
2018 Wentworth by-election (2,684 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Liberal seat with margins usually well in excess of 10%, to a more marginal seat which produced single-digit Liberal margins for the next 25 years. Defeating
David Chaytor (1,440 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which selected Christine McCafferty. However, Chaytor contested the marginal seat of Bury North at the 1997 General Election which he won, defeating the
Candy Atherton (1,081 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Labour Party and Unison, before being selected to fight the three-way marginal seat of Falmouth and Camborne in Cornwall, after the local Labour Party had
Caroline Ansell (3,209 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Star News. Retrieved 11 May 2020. Smith, Adam (27 May 2017). "Tory in marginal seat accepts funding from 'gay cure' charity". Metro. "Tory candidate Caroline
John Loveridge (667 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
majority of 5,830. After boundary changes in 1974, he fought the more marginal seat of Upminster, winning the two elections in February and October 1974
Jacqueline Foster (1,322 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for Bromley and Chislehurst. In August 1996 she was selected for the marginal seat of Peterborough, where sitting Conservative MP Brian Mawhinney was moving
Thomas Artemus Jones (822 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was chosen to be the Liberal candidate with the task of retaining the marginal seat of Keighley. However, a Unionist candidate intervened in the contest
Isle of Arran (7,031 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
until 2007, when the SNP gained it by 48 votes, making it the most marginal seat in Holyrood until 2011, when the SNP increased its majority to 6,117
Isle of Arran (7,031 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
until 2007, when the SNP gained it by 48 votes, making it the most marginal seat in Holyrood until 2011, when the SNP increased its majority to 6,117
2018 Victorian state election (4,801 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
withdrew its endorsement of Meralyn Klein, their candidate for the marginal seat of Yan Yean, after footage emerged of her speaking in an anti-Muslim
John Reeves (judge) (1,489 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
highly marginal CLP seat of Jingili, and was forced to contest the less marginal seat of Casuarina, which he went on to lose to incumbent MLA Nick Dondas
2010 United Kingdom general election (11,138 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Duffy, from Rochdale, Greater Manchester, a Labour-Liberal Democrat marginal seat, as a "bigoted woman". She had asked him about vulnerable people supposedly
Mary Easson (1,569 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
shadow health spokesperson Bob Woods after a redistribution shifted the marginal seat in Labor's favour. The result was touted as a "surprise" victory that
Electoral results for the district of Ashford (76 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the 2016 electoral redistribution. "Labor MP Stephanie Key to quit marginal seat at next SA election". ABC. 3 February 2017. 2014 State Election Results
Mark MacGregor (1,293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Elections, MacGregor worked for Michael Forsyth who was elected in the marginal seat of Stirling in Scotland. He was Francis Maude's campaign manager in
Fiona Jones (1,308 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
third place, and then failed to secure the nomination to fight for the marginal seat of Lincoln and the safe Labour seat of Liverpool Riverside. In September
2012 Sydney state by-election (768 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
backed by Moore easily won the seat. Moore was first elected to the marginal seat of Bligh at the 1988 election. Her largest primary vote was 43.7 percent
Malcolm Turnbull (9,688 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
after a 2.4% swing. The result meant that Wentworth was classified as a marginal seat for the first time since the 1993 federal election. Announcing a cabinet
Craig Kelly (7,660 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Representatives as the Member for Hughes in 2010, which was considered a marginal seat. He served on the Standing Appropriations and Administration Australian
Paul Sauer (1,105 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Coloured people as voters. Experiences such as those of Sauer in a marginal seat like Stellenbosch, where the Coloured vote prevailed against the NP
Peter Coleman (2,410 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
years. In 1968 Coleman was elected the Liberal member for Fuller, a marginal seat taking in North Ryde, Gladesville and Hunter's Hill, in the New South
Wales Green Party (3,874 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the constituency of Cardiff Central, the only Liberal Democrat-Labour marginal seat in Wales. Welsh Green leader and South Wales Central candidate Jake
2014 Fisher state by-election (1,119 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
turning the historically safe seat of Davenport in to a two-party marginal seat for the first time. ABC psephologist Antony Green described it as "another
Brendan Nelson (4,860 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
do was be a parliamentarian, a seat-warmer, I would have gone for a marginal seat." A bitter preselection campaign ensued; and, on 13 May 1995, he gained
Afzal Amin (703 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
selected as the Conservative Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the marginal seat of Dudley North in February 2013. However, in March 2015, Amin was suspended
Geelong (11,876 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
marginal, though lean more towards Labor whereas South Barwon is a marginal seat that tends to lean towards the Liberal Party. As of the 2018 Victorian
Joanna Cherry (3,857 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
December 2019. "High-profile MP Joanna Cherry will defend Edinburgh's most marginal seat [Archive]". Scotsman. "Joanna Cherry QC becomes SNP justice spokesperson"
Rehman Chishti (3,400 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
joined the Conservative Party, and was selected as the candidate for the marginal seat of Gillingham and Rainham, whose predecessor seat of Gillingham had
Yield management (4,498 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
solutions, most notable EMSRa and EMSRb, which stands for Expected Marginal Seat Revenue version a and b respectively. The balancing point of interest
Malcolm Fraser (6,801 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from his injury, the Liberal Party narrowly won a by-election in the marginal seat of Flinders in December 1982. The failure of the Labor Party to win
2013 Miranda state by-election (1,030 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
retained by Labor. Going into the 2011 election, Miranda was Labor's most marginal seat, with a 0.8 percent two-party margin. In the 2011 election, the Liberals
Barbara Castle (6,359 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nearby Kingston upon Hull North died, triggering a by-election. The marginal seat was of critical importance to the government and its loss would have
Mike Kelly (Australian politician) (2,152 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Herald. Retrieved 27 April 2016. Shanahan, Dennis (15 August 2015). "Key marginal-seat Liberals oppose same-sex marriage changes". The Australian. Canberra
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Barisan Nasional's battle for the Sekinchan constituency, considered a marginal seat held by opposition party DAP, where an election event organised by Datuk
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the 2019 general election, Hughes contested the Labour–Conservative marginal seat of Workington in Cumbria. Finishing fourth, he increased the party's
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Democratic Party. Grayling was selected to contest the Labour-held marginal seat of Warrington South at the 1997 general election, but was defeated by
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Reform Act in 1918. Geographical and economic profile Bedford is a marginal seat between the Labour Party and the Conservatives. The main settlement
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entrepreneurs in Sandakan, in what was widely seen as an attempt to wrest the marginal seat from the opposition Democratic Action Party (DAP). The DAP candidate
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"Scott Morrison to parachute former Labor boss Warren Mundine into marginal seat". Canberra Times. Retrieved 2021-09-15. "John Ivison: Justin Trudeau
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the spin doctors, the publicity stunts, the polling and the tricks of marginal-seat campaigning. This is why people now talk about politics with a cool
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of the Australian Liberal Party conducted a pamphlet drop within the marginal seat of Lindsay - a predominantly white, working class community. They falsified
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(2 August 2018). "Labour and Momentum rally to target Paul Maynard's marginal seat". Blackpool Gazette. Retrieved 27 February 2019. Thomas Haworth (16
1940 Argyllshire by-election (734 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
had been won by the Unionists at every election since 1924 but was a marginal seat in which the Liberal Party had continued to challenge strongly. The
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local government results since the 1940s; Labour leftists gained every marginal seat in Lambeth, and the borough returned to Labour control. In October 1971
Electoral system of Australia (10,667 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
two-party majority. A seat with a small two-party majority is said to be a marginal seat or a swinging seat. A seat with a large two-party majority is said to
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Retrieved 13 July 2018. Trembath, Murray (17 February 2015). "State election: Candidates battle it out in Miranda marginal seat". UNSW Law Faculty website
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presidents resigned. In 1925, she was selected as a Labour candidate for a marginal seat, The Wrekin, in Shropshire – like Stroud, a largely rural constituency
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for Hornchurch on 3 May 1979. Labour-held Hornchurch had not been a marginal seat and Squire had not expected to win it. However, he was elected with
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vulnerability. 1983 Darlington by-election: Labour's successful defence of a marginal seat stabilised the party, and secured the position of Leader Michael Foot
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Tom Hooson, 52, Welsh MP; his death results in a by-election in the marginal seat of Brecon & Radnor The US barge Shirley Ann, loaded with discarded tires
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a large class of yield management problems is known as the Expected Marginal Seat Revenue (EMSR) algorithm. This heuristic provides a decision rule for