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Victorious Penhaligon with family
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David Penhaligon was re-elected as Liberal MP for Truro (also covering St Austell) on 10th June 1983. After a televisted count at City Hall, the results were announced. The total electorate was 68,514 of which the turnout was 79.6%. Penhaligon won 57.3% of the vote with a large majority.
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