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Elmet and Rothwell

Shows the general election results for Elmet and Rothwell, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 77,724 and a turnout of 71.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Shelbrooke, Alec
Majority
4,521
Electorate
77,724
Turnout
71.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 42.6%
Lab 34.5%
LD 16.3%
BNP 3.2%
UKIP 2.9%
Ind 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 (%)
Shelbrooke, Alec  Con 23,778 42.6 8.1
Lewis, James  Lab 19,257 34.5 -11.4
Golton, Stewart  LD 9,109 16.3 -1.0
Clayton, Sam * BNP 1,802 3.2 3.2
Oddy, Darren * UKIP 1,593 2.9 2.9
Nolan, Christopher * Ind 250 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 BNP UKIP Ind Oth
2005 34.5% 45.9% 17.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.3%
2010 42.6% 34.5% 16.3% 3.2% 2.9% 0.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
492 Elmet and Rothwell 8.1%
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%
457 Elmet and Rothwell 42.6%
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%
76 Elmet and Rothwell 71.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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