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Colne Valley

Shows the general election results for Colne Valley, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 80,060 and a turnout of 69.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
McCartney, Jason
Majority
4,837
Electorate
80,060
Turnout
69.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 37.0%
LD 28.2%
Lab 26.4%
BNP 3.4%
UKIP 2.1%
Green 1.6%
TUSC 1.3%

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 (%)
McCartney, Jason  Con 20,440 37.0 4.1
Turner, Nicola  LD 15,603 28.2 3.7
Abrahams, Debbie  Lab 14,589 26.4 -9.0
Fowler, Barry * BNP 1,893 3.4 3.4
Roberts, Melanie * UKIP 1,163 2.1 2.1
Ball, Chas * Green 867 1.6 -1.2
Grunsell, Jackie * TUSC 741 1.3 1.3
* 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 BNP UKIP Green TUSC Oth
2005 32.9% 24.5% 35.4% 0.0% 0.0% 2.7% 0.0% 4.4%
2010 37.0% 28.2% 26.4% 3.4% 2.1% 1.6% 1.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
477 Colne Valley 8.7%
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%
612 Colne Valley 37.0%
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%
174 Colne Valley 69.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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