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Dartford

Shows the general election results for Dartford, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 76,271 and a turnout of 65.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Johnson, Gareth
Majority
10,628
Electorate
76,271
Turnout
65.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 48.8%
Lab 27.6%
LD 14.7%
Eng Dem 4.3%
UKIP 3.7%
Ind 0.5%
FDP 0.4%

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 (%)
Johnson, Gareth  Con 24,428 48.8 7.6
Adams, John  Lab 13,800 27.6 -15.5
Willis, James  LD 7,361 14.7 4.6
Rogers, Gary * Eng Dem 2,178 4.3 4.3
Palmer, Richard * UKIP 1,842 3.7 0.7
Tindame, Stephane * Ind 264 0.5 0.5
Crockford, John * FDP 207 0.4 0.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Eng Dem UKIP Ind FDP Oth
2005 41.1% 43.0% 10.1% 0.0% 3.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.7%
2010 48.8% 27.6% 14.7% 4.3% 3.7% 0.5% 0.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
265 Dartford 21.2%
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%
255 Dartford 48.8%
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%
308 Dartford 65.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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