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Bedford

Shows the general election results for Bedford, which is a constituency in Bedfordshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,530 and a turnout of 65.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Fuller, Richard
Majority
1,353
Electorate
68,530
Turnout
65.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 38.9%
Lab 35.9%
LD 19.9%
UKIP 2.5%
BNP 1.7%
Green 0.9%
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 (%)
Fuller, Richard  Con 17,546 38.9 5.4
Hall, Patrick  Lab 16,193 35.9 -5.7
Vann, Henry  LD 8,957 19.9 -2.0
Adkin, Mark * UKIP 1,136 2.5 0.1
Dewick, William * BNP 757 1.7 1.7
Foley, Ben * Green 393 0.9 0.9
Bhandari, Samrat * Ind 120 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 UKIP BNP Green Ind Oth
2005 33.5% 41.6% 21.8% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
2010 38.9% 35.9% 19.9% 2.5% 1.7% 0.9% 0.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
597 Bedford 3.0%
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%
568 Bedford 38.9%
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%
302 Bedford 65.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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