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Croydon South

Shows the general election results for Croydon South, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 81,303 and a turnout of 69.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Ottaway, Richard
Majority
15,818
Electorate
81,303
Turnout
69.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 50.9%
LD 22.8%
Lab 20.0%
UKIP 4.4%
Green 1.7%

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 (%)
Ottaway, Richard  Con 28,684 50.9 -1.1
Rix, Simon  LD 12,866 22.8 2.4
Avis, Jane  Lab 11,287 20.0 -4.0
Bolter, Jeffrey * UKIP 2,504 4.4 2.3
Ross, Gordon * Green 981 1.7 1.7
* 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 Green Oth
2005 52.0% 20.4% 24.1% 2.2% 0.0% 1.3%
2010 50.9% 22.8% 20.0% 4.4% 1.7% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
154 Croydon South 28.1%
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%
188 Croydon South 50.9%
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%
166 Croydon South 69.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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