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Christchurch

Shows the general election results for Christchurch, which is a constituency in Dorset. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,859 and a turnout of 71.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Chope, Christopher
Majority
15,410
Electorate
68,859
Turnout
71.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 56.4%
LD 25.3%
Lab 9.8%
UKIP 8.5%

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 (%)
Chope, Christopher  Con 27,888 56.4 1.1
Hurll, Martyn  LD 12,478 25.3 1.2
Deeks, Robert  Lab 4,849 9.8 -5.8
Williams, David  UKIP 4,201 8.5 3.4

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab UKIP
2005 55.3% 24.0% 15.6% 5.1%
2010 56.4% 25.3% 9.8% 8.5%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
102 Christchurch 31.2%
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%
63 Christchurch 56.4%
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%
77 Christchurch 71.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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