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Eastleigh

Shows the general election results for Eastleigh, which is a constituency in Hampshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 77,436 and a turnout of 69.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Huhne, Chris
Majority
3,864
Electorate
77,436
Turnout
69.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 46.5%
Con 39.3%
Lab 9.6%
UKIP 3.6%
Eng Dem 0.5%
Ind 0.3%
NLP 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 (%)
Huhne, Chris  LD 24,966 46.5 8.2
Hutchings, Maria  Con 21,102 39.3 2.1
Barraclough, Leo  Lab 5,153 9.6 -11.5
Finch, Ray * UKIP 1,933 3.6 0.2
Pewsey, Tony * Eng Dem 249 0.5 0.5
Stone, Dave * Ind 154 0.3 0.3
Low, Keith * NLP 93 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 LD Con Lab UKIP Eng Dem Ind NLP
2005 38.3% 37.2% 21.1% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 46.5% 39.3% 9.6% 3.6% 0.5% 0.3% 0.2%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
508 Eastleigh 7.2%
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%
328 Eastleigh 46.5%
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%
165 Eastleigh 69.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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