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Ashford

Shows the general election results for Ashford, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 81,271 and a turnout of 67.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Green, Damian
Majority
17,297
Electorate
81,271
Turnout
67.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 54.1%
LD 22.8%
Lab 16.7%
UKIP 4.5%
Green 1.8%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Green, Damian  Con 29,878 54.1 2.7
Took, Chris  LD 12,581 22.8 7.2
Clark, Chris  Lab 9,204 16.7 -9.7
Elenor, Jeffrey * UKIP 2,508 4.5 1.4
Campkin, Steve * Green 1,014 1.8 -1.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab UKIP Green
2005 51.4% 15.6% 26.4% 3.1% 3.4%
2010 54.1% 22.8% 16.7% 4.5% 1.8%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
97 Ashford 31.3%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.0%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
100 Ashford 54.1%
650 Norwich South 29.4%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 65.1%
1 East Renfrewshire 77.3%
218 Ashford 67.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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