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Brentwood and Ongar

Shows the general election results for Brentwood and Ongar, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 69,309 and a turnout of 73%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Pickles, Eric
Majority
16,921
Electorate
69,309
Turnout
73%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 56.9%
LD 23.5%
Lab 9.9%
UKIP 4.0%
BNP 2.9%
Green 1.2%
Eng Dem 1.0%
Ind 0.5%
Ind 0.2%

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 (%)
Pickles, Eric  Con 28,793 56.9 2.9
Kendall, David  LD 11,872 23.5 -3.4
Benzing, Heidi  Lab 4,992 9.9 -4.9
Gulleford, Stuart * UKIP 2,037 4.0 0.0
Morris, Paul * BNP 1,447 2.9 2.9
Barnecutt, Jessica * Green 584 1.2 1.2
Tilbrook, Robin * Eng Dem 491 1.0 1.0
Sapwell, James * Ind 263 0.5 0.5
Ahfiled, Danny * Ind 113 0.2 0.2
* 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 Ind Ind Oth
2005 54.0% 26.8% 14.8% 4.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
2010 56.9% 23.5% 9.9% 4.0% 2.9% 1.2% 1.0% 0.5% 0.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
71 Brentwood and Ongar 33.4%
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%
55 Brentwood and Ongar 56.9%
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%
40 Brentwood and Ongar 73.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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