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Battersea

Shows the general election results for Battersea, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 74,311 and a turnout of 65.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Ellison, Jane
Majority
5,977
Electorate
74,311
Turnout
65.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 47.3%
Lab 35.1%
LD 14.7%
Green 1.1%
UKIP 1.0%
Ind 0.3%
Ind 0.3%

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 (%)
Ellison, Jane  Con 23,103 47.3 7.5
Linton, Martin  Lab 17,126 35.1 -5.6
Moran, Layla  LD 7,176 14.7 0.3
Evans, Guy * Green 559 1.1 -3.1
MacDonald, Christopher * UKIP 505 1.0 0.2
Salmon, Hugh * Ind 168 0.3 0.3
Fox, Tom * Ind 155 0.3 0.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Ind Ind
2005 39.9% 40.7% 14.5% 4.2% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 47.3% 35.1% 14.7% 1.1% 1.0% 0.3% 0.3%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
416 Battersea 12.2%
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%
305 Battersea 47.3%
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%
309 Battersea 65.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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