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Chippenham

Shows the general election results for Chippenham, which is a constituency in Wiltshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 72,106 and a turnout of 72.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Hames, Duncan
Majority
2,470
Electorate
72,106
Turnout
72.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 45.8%
Con 41.0%
Lab 6.9%
UKIP 3.4%
BNP 1.2%
Green 0.9%
Eng Dem 0.6%
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 (%)
Hames, Duncan  LD 23,970 45.8 3.3
Emmanuel-Jones, Wilfred  Con 21,500 41.0 3.3
Lovell, Greg  Lab 3,620 6.9 -9.9
Reid, Julia * UKIP 1,783 3.4 0.3
Simpkins, Michael * BNP 641 1.2 1.2
Fletcher, Samantha * Green 446 0.9 0.9
Maguire, John * Eng Dem 307 0.6 0.6
Sexton, Richard * Christian 118 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 LD Con Lab UKIP BNP Green Eng Dem Christian
2005 42.4% 37.7% 16.8% 3.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 45.8% 41.0% 6.9% 3.4% 1.2% 0.9% 0.6% 0.2%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
565 Chippenham 4.7%
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%
359 Chippenham 45.8%
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%
49 Chippenham 72.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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