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Bournemouth East

Shows the general election results for Bournemouth East, which is a constituency in Dorset. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 71,125 and a turnout of 61.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Ellwood, Tobias
Majority
7,728
Electorate
71,125
Turnout
61.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 48.4%
LD 30.9%
Lab 13.3%
UKIP 6.9%
Ind 0.6%

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 (%)
Ellwood, Tobias  Con 21,320 48.4 3.1
Northover, Lisa  LD 13,592 30.9 -0.4
Stokes, David  Lab 5,836 13.3 -5.3
Hughes, David  UKIP 3,027 6.9 2.0
Humphrey, Steven * Ind 249 0.6 0.6
* 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 Ind
2005 45.3% 31.3% 18.6% 4.9% 0.0%
2010 48.4% 30.9% 13.3% 6.9% 0.6%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
313 Bournemouth East 17.6%
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%
268 Bournemouth East 48.4%
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%
476 Bournemouth East 61.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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