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Chesham and Amersham

Shows the general election results for Chesham and Amersham, which is a constituency in Buckinghamshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 70,333 and a turnout of 74.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Gillan, Cheryl
Majority
16,710
Electorate
70,333
Turnout
74.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 60.4%
LD 28.5%
Lab 5.6%
UKIP 4.1%
Green 1.5%

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 (%)
Gillan, Cheryl  Con 31,658 60.4 6.8
Starkey, Tim  LD 14,948 28.5 2.3
Gajadharsingh, Anthony  Lab 2,942 5.6 -8.0
Stevens, Alan * UKIP 2,129 4.1 0.9
Wilkins, Nick * Green 767 1.5 -2.0
* 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
2005 53.5% 26.2% 13.6% 3.1% 3.5%
2010 60.4% 28.5% 5.6% 4.1% 1.5%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
89 Chesham and Amersham 31.9%
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%
25 Chesham and Amersham 60.4%
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%
16 Chesham and Amersham 74.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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