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Cambridge

Shows the general election results for Cambridge, which is a constituency in Cambridgeshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 74,699 and a turnout of 67.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Huppert, Julian
Majority
6,792
Electorate
74,699
Turnout
67.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 39.1%
Con 25.6%
Lab 24.3%
Green 7.6%
UKIP 2.4%
TUSC 0.7%
Ind 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 (%)
Huppert, Julian  LD 19,621 39.1 -5.6
Hillman, Nick  Con 12,829 25.6 8.3
Zeichner, Daniel  Lab 12,174 24.3 -8.2
Juniper, Tony  Green 3,804 7.6 4.7
Burkinshaw, Peter * UKIP 1,195 2.4 1.0
Booth, Martin * TUSC 362 0.7 0.7
Holborn, Old * Ind 145 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 LD Con Lab Green UKIP TUSC Ind Oth
2005 44.8% 17.3% 32.5% 2.9% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3%
2010 39.1% 25.6% 24.3% 7.6% 2.4% 0.7% 0.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
379 Cambridge 13.5%
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%
561 Cambridge 39.1%
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%
256 Cambridge 67.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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