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Dover

Shows the general election results for Dover, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 71,833 and a turnout of 70.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Elphicke, Charlie
Majority
5,274
Electorate
71,833
Turnout
70.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 44.0%
Lab 33.5%
LD 15.8%
UKIP 3.5%
BNP 2.2%
Eng Dem 0.4%
CPA 0.4%
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 (%)
Elphicke, Charlie  Con 22,174 44.0 9.1
Prosser, Gwyn  Lab 16,900 33.5 -11.8
Brigden, John  LD 7,962 15.8 0.0
Matcham, Victor * UKIP 1,747 3.5 0.8
Whiting, Dennis * BNP 1,104 2.2 2.2
Walters, Mike * Eng Dem 216 0.4 0.4
Clark, David * CPA 200 0.4 0.4
Lee-Delisle, George * Ind 82 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 Lab LD UKIP BNP Eng Dem CPA Ind Oth
2005 35.0% 45.3% 15.8% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3%
2010 44.0% 33.5% 15.8% 3.5% 2.2% 0.4% 0.4% 0.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
445 Dover 10.5%
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%
416 Dover 44.0%
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%
133 Dover 70.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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