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Eastbourne

Shows the general election results for Eastbourne, which is a constituency in East Sussex. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 77,840 and a turnout of 67%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Gain
Lloyd, Stephen
Majority
3,435
Electorate
77,840
Turnout
67%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 47.3%
Con 40.7%
Lab 4.8%
Ind 2.5%
UKIP 2.5%
BNP 1.8%
Ind 0.2%
Ind 0.1%

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 (%)
Lloyd, Stephen  LD 24,658 47.3 5.6
Waterson, Nigel  Con 21,223 40.7 -2.3
Brinson, Dave * Lab 2,497 4.8 -6.0
Shing, Stephen * Ind 1,327 2.5 2.5
Needham, Roger * UKIP 1,305 2.5 0.0
Poulter, Colin * BNP 939 1.8 1.8
Baldry, Michael * Ind 101 0.2 0.2
Gell, Keith * Ind 74 0.1 0.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Con Lab Ind UKIP BNP Ind Ind Green
2005 41.7% 43.1% 10.8% 0.0% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.0%
2010 47.3% 40.7% 4.8% 2.5% 2.5% 1.8% 2.5% 2.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
528 Eastbourne 6.6%
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%
307 Eastbourne 47.3%
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%
261 Eastbourne 67.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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