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Broxbourne

Shows the general election results for Broxbourne, which is a constituency in Hertfordshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 71,391 and a turnout of 64%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Walker, Charles
Majority
18,804
Electorate
71,391
Turnout
64%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 58.8%
Lab 17.6%
LD 13.4%
BNP 4.7%
UKIP 4.1%
Eng Dem 1.4%

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 (%)
Walker, Charles  Con 26,844 58.8 4.9
Watson, Michael  Lab 8,040 17.6 -7.9
Witherick, Allan  LD 6,107 13.4 1.1
McCole, Steve * BNP 2,159 4.7 4.7
Harvey, Martin * UKIP 1,890 4.1 0.5
Lemay, Debbie * Eng Dem 618 1.4 1.4
* 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 BNP UKIP Eng Dem Oth
2005 53.8% 25.5% 12.2% 0.0% 3.6% 0.0% 4.7%
2010 58.8% 17.6% 13.4% 4.7% 4.1% 1.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
26 Broxbourne 41.2%
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%
41 Broxbourne 58.8%
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%
390 Broxbourne 64.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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