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Boston and Skegness

Shows the general election results for Boston and Skegness, which is a constituency in Lincolnshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,186 and a turnout of 64.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Simmonds, Mark
Majority
12,426
Electorate
67,186
Turnout
64.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 49.4%
Lab 20.6%
LD 14.8%
UKIP 9.5%
BNP 5.3%
Ind 0.4%

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 (%)
Simmonds, Mark  Con 21,325 49.4 3.1
Kenny, Paul Robert  Lab 8,899 20.6 -10.9
Smith, Philip  LD 6,371 14.8 5.4
Pain, Chris  UKIP 4,081 9.5 0.0
Owens, David  BNP 2,278 5.3 5.3
Wilson, P. H. * Ind 171 0.4 0.4
* 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 Ind Oth Green
2005 46.3% 31.5% 9.3% 9.5% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4% 1.0%
2010 49.4% 20.6% 14.8% 9.5% 5.3% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
140 Boston and Skegness 28.8%
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%
232 Boston and Skegness 49.4%
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%
379 Boston and Skegness 64.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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