The constituencies with the highest and lowest voter turnouts

With almost all the seats called in yesterday’s election, voter turnout was calculated at 66.1 per cent - one per cent higher than the 2010 election and the highest overall turnout since Tony Blair’s Labour victory in 1997.



Scotland had a particularly high turnout across the board with Scots galvanised since last year’s independence referendum.

Dunbarton East and Renfrewshire East were the most politically engaged constituencies in the country with with 81.9 per cent and 81.1 per cent of people heading to polling stations.

Both seats went to the SNP from Labour overnight.

The seat with the lowest turnout was Manchester Central with just 47 per cent of registered voters making their voices heard, re-electing Labour MP Lucy Powell.

However - that’s still an improvement since 2010, when Manchester Central also took bottom place and only 44.31 per cent of people showed up.

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