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Cannock Chase

Shows the general election results for Cannock Chase, which is a constituency in Staffordshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 74,508 and a turnout of 61.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Burley, Aidan
Majority
3,195
Electorate
74,508
Turnout
61.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 40.1%
Lab 33.1%
LD 17.0%
BNP 4.8%
UKIP 3.5%
Ind 0.8%
Snouts 0.6%
Ind 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 (%)
Burley, Aidan  Con 18,271 40.1 10.1
Woodward, Susan  Lab 15,076 33.1 -17.9
Hunt, Jon  LD 7,732 17.0 3.0
Majorowicz, Terence * BNP 2,168 4.8 4.8
Mackenzie, Malcolm * UKIP 1,580 3.5 -1.6
Turville, Ron * Ind 380 0.8 0.8
Jenkins, Royston * Snouts 259 0.6 0.6
Walters, Mike * Ind 93 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 Con Lab LD BNP UKIP Ind Snouts Ind
2005 30.0% 51.0% 14.0% 0.0% 5.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 40.1% 33.1% 17.0% 4.8% 3.5% 0.8% 0.6% 0.8%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
515 Cannock Chase 7.0%
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%
536 Cannock Chase 40.1%
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%
495 Cannock Chase 61.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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