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Brighton, Kemptown

Shows the general election results for Brighton, Kemptown, which is a constituency in East Sussex. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 66,015 and a turnout of 64.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Kirby, Simon
Majority
1,328
Electorate
66,015
Turnout
64.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 38.0%
Lab 34.9%
LD 18.0%
Green 5.5%
UKIP 3.2%
TUSC 0.5%

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 (%)
Kirby, Simon  Con 16,217 38.0 3.8
Burgess, Simon  Lab 14,889 34.9 -4.1
Williams, Juliet  LD 7,691 18.0 1.1
Duncan, Ben  Green 2,330 5.5 -1.1
Chamberlain-Webber, James * UKIP 1,384 3.2 1.3
Hill, Dave * TUSC 194 0.5 0.5
* 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 Green UKIP TUSC Oth
2005 34.1% 39.0% 16.9% 6.5% 1.9% 0.0% 1.6%
2010 38.0% 34.9% 18.0% 5.5% 3.2% 0.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
595 Brighton, Kemptown 3.1%
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%
594 Brighton, Kemptown 38.0%
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%
360 Brighton, Kemptown 64.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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