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Calder Valley

Shows the general election results for Calder Valley, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 76,903 and a turnout of 67.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Whittaker, Craig
Majority
6,431
Electorate
76,903
Turnout
67.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 39.4%
Lab 27.0%
LD 25.2%
BNP 3.5%
UKIP 2.3%
Green 1.7%
Ind 0.4%
Ind 0.3%
Eng Dem 0.3%

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 (%)
Whittaker, Craig  Con 20,397 39.4 3.6
Booth, Stephanie  Lab 13,966 27.0 -11.5
Myers, Hilary  LD 13,037 25.2 6.3
Gregory, John * BNP 1,823 3.5 3.5
Burrows, Greg * UKIP 1,173 2.3 2.3
Sweeny, Kate * Green 858 1.7 -1.2
Cole, Tim * Ind 194 0.4 0.4
Greenwood, Barry * Ind 175 0.3 0.3
Rogan, Paul * Eng Dem 157 0.3 0.3
* 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 Green Ind Ind Eng Dem Oth
2005 35.8% 38.5% 18.9% 0.0% 0.0% 2.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.0%
2010 39.4% 27.0% 25.2% 3.5% 2.3% 1.7% 0.4% 0.4% 0.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
411 Calder Valley 12.4%
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%
554 Calder Valley 39.4%
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%
238 Calder Valley 67.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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