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Derby South

Shows the general election results for Derby South, which is a constituency in Derbyshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 70,999 and a turnout of 58%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Beckett, Margaret
Majority
6,122
Electorate
70,999
Turnout
58%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 43.3%
Con 28.5%
LD 20.5%
UKIP 4.4%
Ind 3.3%

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 (%)
Beckett, Margaret  Lab 17,851 43.3 -9.8
Perschke, Jack  Con 11,729 28.5 8.7
Batey, David  LD 8,430 20.5 -3.7
Fowke, Stephen * UKIP 1,821 4.4 3.0
Graves, Alan * Ind 1,357 3.3 3.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Ind Oth
2005 53.2% 19.8% 24.2% 1.4% 0.0% 1.5%
2010 43.3% 28.5% 20.5% 4.4% 3.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
357 Derby South 14.9%
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%
434 Derby South 43.3%
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%
572 Derby South 58.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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