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Bolsover

Shows the general election results for Bolsover, which is a constituency in Derbyshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 72,766 and a turnout of 60.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Skinner, Dennis
Majority
11,182
Electorate
72,766
Turnout
60.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 50.0%
Con 24.6%
LD 15.5%
BNP 6.0%
UKIP 3.9%

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 (%)
Skinner, Dennis  Lab 21,994 50.0 -15.2
Rowley, Lee  Con 10,812 24.6 7.3
Hawksworth, Denise  LD 6,821 15.5 -2.0
Radford, Martin  BNP 2,640 6.0 6.0
Calladine, Ray * UKIP 1,721 3.9 3.9
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD BNP UKIP
2005 65.2% 17.3% 17.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 50.0% 24.6% 15.5% 6.0% 3.9%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
196 Bolsover 25.4%
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%
217 Bolsover 50.0%
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%
513 Bolsover 60.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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