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Chorley

Shows the general election results for Chorley, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 70,976 and a turnout of 70.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Hoyle, Lindsay
Majority
2,593
Electorate
70,976
Turnout
70.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 43.2%
Con 38.0%
LD 14.0%
UKIP 4.1%
Ind 0.7%

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 (%)
Hoyle, Lindsay  Lab 21,515 43.2 -7.6
Cullens, Alan  Con 18,922 38.0 3.6
Fenn, Stephen  LD 6,957 14.0 -0.7
Hogan, Nick * UKIP 2,021 4.1 4.1
Curtis, Chris * Ind 359 0.7 0.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Ind
2005 50.8% 34.4% 14.7% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 43.2% 38.0% 14.0% 4.1% 0.7%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
553 Chorley 5.2%
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%
435 Chorley 43.2%
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%
135 Chorley 70.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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