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Chatham and Aylesford

Shows the general election results for Chatham and Aylesford, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,964 and a turnout of 64.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Crouch, Tracey
Majority
6,069
Electorate
67,964
Turnout
64.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 46.2%
Lab 32.3%
LD 13.3%
BNP 3.1%
UKIP 3.0%
Eng Dem 0.9%
Green 0.9%
Christian 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 (%)
Crouch, Tracey  Con 20,230 46.2 9.4
Shaw, Jonathan  Lab 14,161 32.3 -12.7
McClintock, John  LD 5,832 13.3 -0.2
McCarthy-Stewart, Colin * BNP 1,365 3.1 3.1
Newton, Steve * UKIP 1,314 3.0 0.0
Varnham, Sean * Eng Dem 400 0.9 0.9
Arthur, Dave * Green 396 0.9 0.9
Smith, Maureen * Christian 109 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 Eng Dem Green Christian Oth
2005 36.8% 45.1% 13.5% 0.0% 3.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.7%
2010 46.2% 32.3% 13.3% 3.1% 3.0% 0.9% 0.9% 0.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
372 Chatham and Aylesford 13.9%
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%
338 Chatham and Aylesford 46.2%
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%
371 Chatham and Aylesford 64.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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