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Spoilt ballot paper statistics

Statistical breakdown of spoilt ballot papers.

  2014 2010 2006 2002
Number of wards counted: 22 22 22 22
Total number of ballot papers counted: 74,631 124,827 69,786 58,438
Total number of spoilt ballot papers: 201 780 308 165
Percentage of ballot papers spoilt: 0.3% 0.6% 0.4% 0.3%
Type of spoilt ballot paper Count/share Count/share Count/share Count/share
Want of official mark 1 0.5% 0 0.0% 1 0.3% 2 1.2%
Voting for more candidates than entitled to 51 25.4% 143 18.3% 38 12.3% 24 14.5%
Mark by which voter could be identified 4 2.0% 56 7.2% 8 2.6% 1 0.6%
Unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 145 72.1% 581 74.5% 261 84.7% 130 78.8%
Rejected in part 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 8 4.8%
TOTAL: 201 - 780 - 308 - 165 -
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