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Beckenham

Shows the general election results for Beckenham, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 66,219 and a turnout of 72%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Stewart, Bob
Majority
17,784
Electorate
66,219
Turnout
72%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 57.9%
LD 20.6%
Lab 14.5%
UKIP 3.3%
BNP 2.1%
Green 1.3%
Eng Dem 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 (%)
Stewart, Bob  Con 27,597 57.9 -1.8
Jenkins, Stephen  LD 9,813 20.6 4.5
Egan, Damien  Lab 6,893 14.5 -4.9
Brolly, Owen * UKIP 1,551 3.3 0.4
Tonks, Roger * BNP 1,001 2.1 2.1
Garrett, Ann * Green 608 1.3 1.3
Chesseman, Daniel * Eng Dem 223 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 BNP Green Eng Dem Oth
2005 59.7% 16.1% 19.3% 2.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.0%
2010 57.9% 20.6% 14.5% 3.3% 2.1% 1.3% 0.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
40 Beckenham 37.3%
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%
46 Beckenham 57.9%
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%
68 Beckenham 72.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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