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Buckingham

Shows the general election results for Buckingham, which is a constituency in Buckinghamshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 74,989 and a turnout of 64.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

SPK
Speaker Gain
Bercow, John
Majority
12,529
Electorate
74,989
Turnout
64.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Spk 47.3%
Ind 21.4%
UKIP 17.4%
Ind 5.0%
Ind 2.6%
BNP 2.0%
MRLP 1.8%
Ind 0.9%
Christian 0.8%
Ind 0.7%
Deficit 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 (%)
Bercow, John  Spk 22,860 47.3 47.3
Stevens, John  Ind 10,331 21.4 21.4
Farage, Nigel  UKIP 8,401 17.4 13.9
Phillips, Patrick * Ind 2,394 5.0 5.0
Martin, Debbie * Ind 1,270 2.6 2.6
Mozar, Lynne * BNP 980 2.0 2.0
Dale, Colin * MRLP 856 1.8 1.8
Howard, Geoff * Ind 435 0.9 0.9
Hews, David * Christian 369 0.8 0.8
Watts, Anthony * Ind 332 0.7 0.7
Strutt, Simon * Deficit 107 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 Spk Ind UKIP Ind Ind BNP MRLP Ind Christian Ind Deficit Con Lab LD
2005 0.0% 0.0% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 58.2% 20.3% 18.0%
2010 47.3% 21.4% 17.4% 21.4% 21.4% 2.0% 1.8% 21.4% 0.8% 21.4% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
192 Buckingham 25.9%
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%
308 Buckingham 47.3%
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%
372 Buckingham 64.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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