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Basingstoke

Shows the general election results for Basingstoke, which is a constituency in Hampshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 75,473 and a turnout of 67.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Miller, Maria
Majority
13,176
Electorate
75,473
Turnout
67.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 50.5%
LD 24.5%
Lab 20.4%
UKIP 4.1%
BCM 0.5%

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 (%)
Miller, Maria  Con 25,590 50.5 11.7
Shaw, John  LD 12,414 24.5 2.6
Pepperell, Funda  Lab 10,327 20.4 -12.2
Sandeford, Craig * UKIP 2,076 4.1 1.9
Saul, Stephen * BCM 247 0.5 0.5
* 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 BCM Oth Green
2005 38.8% 21.9% 32.6% 2.2% 0.0% 2.3% 2.2%
2010 50.5% 24.5% 20.4% 4.1% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
190 Basingstoke 26.0%
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%
198 Basingstoke 50.5%
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%
255 Basingstoke 67.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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