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Chesterfield

Shows the general election results for Chesterfield, which is a constituency in Derbyshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 71,878 and a turnout of 63.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Perkins, Toby
Majority
549
Electorate
71,878
Turnout
63.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 39.0%
LD 37.8%
Con 15.7%
UKIP 3.1%
Eng Dem 2.6%
Green 1.3%
Ind 0.3%

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 (%)
Perkins, Toby  Lab 17,891 39.0 -1.6
Holmes, Paul  LD 17,342 37.8 -9.1
Abbott, Carolyn  Con 7,214 15.7 7.5
Phillips, David * UKIP 1,432 3.1 0.9
Jerram, Ian * Eng Dem 1,213 2.6 2.6
Kerr, Duncan * Green 600 1.3 1.3
Daramy, John * Ind 147 0.3 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 Lab LD Con UKIP Eng Dem Green Ind Oth
2005 40.6% 47.0% 8.3% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.9%
2010 39.0% 37.8% 15.7% 3.1% 2.6% 1.3% 0.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
625 Chesterfield 1.2%
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%
564 Chesterfield 39.0%
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%
400 Chesterfield 63.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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