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Congleton

Shows the general election results for Congleton, which is a constituency in Cheshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 72,280 and a turnout of 70.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Bruce, Fiona
Majority
7,063
Electorate
72,280
Turnout
70.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 45.8%
LD 31.9%
Lab 17.2%
UKIP 4.2%
Ind 0.5%
Ind 0.2%
Ind 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 (%)
Bruce, Fiona  Con 23,250 45.8 0.4
Hirst, Peter  LD 16,187 31.9 5.0
Bryant, David  Lab 8,747 17.2 -10.5
Slaughter, Lee * UKIP 2,147 4.2 4.2
Edwards, Paul * Ind 276 0.5 0.5
Rothwell, Paul * Ind 94 0.2 0.2
Parton, Adam * Ind 79 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 Con LD Lab UKIP Ind Ind Ind
2005 45.4% 26.9% 27.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 45.8% 31.9% 17.2% 4.2% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
370 Congleton 13.9%
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%
357 Congleton 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%
129 Congleton 70.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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