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Charnwood

Shows the general election results for Charnwood, which is a constituency in Leicestershire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 74,473 and a turnout of 71.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Dorrell, Stephen
Majority
15,029
Electorate
74,473
Turnout
71.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 49.6%
LD 21.5%
Lab 19.7%
BNP 5.8%
UKIP 3.4%

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 (%)
Dorrell, Stephen  Con 26,560 49.6 1.3
Webber-Jones, Robin  LD 11,531 21.5 2.5
Goodyer, Eric  Lab 10,536 19.7 -9.9
Duffy, Cathy  BNP 3,116 5.8 5.8
Storier, Miles * UKIP 1,799 3.4 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 LD Lab BNP UKIP
2005 48.3% 19.0% 29.6% 0.0% 3.1%
2010 49.6% 21.5% 19.7% 5.8% 3.4%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
156 Charnwood 28.1%
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%
229 Charnwood 49.6%
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%
72 Charnwood 71.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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