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Canterbury

Shows the general election results for Canterbury, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 74,121 and a turnout of 66.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Brazier, Julian
Majority
6,048
Electorate
74,121
Turnout
66.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 44.8%
LD 32.5%
Lab 16.1%
UKIP 3.9%
Green 2.3%
MRP 0.4%

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 (%)
Brazier, Julian  Con 22,050 44.8 0.3
Voizey, Guy  LD 16,002 32.5 11.1
Samuel, Jean  Lab 7,940 16.1 -12.0
Farmer, Howard * UKIP 1,907 3.9 1.9
Meaden, Geoff * Green 1,137 2.3 -1.0
Belsey, Anne * MRP 173 0.4 0.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab UKIP Green MRP Oth
2005 44.5% 21.5% 28.1% 1.9% 3.3% 0.0% 0.7%
2010 44.8% 32.5% 16.1% 3.9% 2.3% 0.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
415 Canterbury 12.3%
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%
392 Canterbury 44.8%
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%
285 Canterbury 66.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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