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Castle Point

Shows the general election results for Castle Point, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,284 and a turnout of 66.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Harris, Rebecca
Majority
7,632
Electorate
67,284
Turnout
66.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 44.0%
Ind 27.0%
Lab 14.7%
LD 9.4%
BNP 4.9%

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 (%)
Harris, Rebecca  Con 19,806 44.0 -4.3
Spink, Bob  Ind 12,174 27.0 27.0
Ware-Lane, Julian  Lab 6,609 14.7 -15.7
D'Cruz, Brendan  LD 4,232 9.4 -0.9
Howell, Philip * BNP 2,205 4.9 4.9
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Ind Lab LD BNP UKIP Green
2005 48.3% 0.0% 30.4% 10.3% 0.0% 7.5% 3.5%
2010 44.0% 27.0% 14.7% 9.4% 4.9% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
326 Castle Point 17.0%
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%
417 Castle Point 44.0%
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%
262 Castle Point 66.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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