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Epping Forest

Shows the general election results for Epping Forest, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 72,186 and a turnout of 64.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Laing, Eleanor
Majority
15,131
Electorate
72,186
Turnout
64.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 54.0%
LD 21.5%
Lab 14.3%
BNP 4.3%
UKIP 4.0%
Green 1.4%
Eng Dem 0.6%

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 (%)
Laing, Eleanor  Con 25,148 54.0 1.2
Haigh, Ann  LD 10,017 21.5 3.4
Curtis, Katie  Lab 6,641 14.3 -7.2
Richardson, Pat * BNP 1,982 4.3 4.3
Smith, Andrew * UKIP 1,852 4.0 1.7
Pepper, Simon * Green 659 1.4 1.4
Sawyer, Kim * Eng Dem 285 0.6 0.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab BNP UKIP Green Eng Dem Oth
2005 52.7% 18.1% 21.4% 0.0% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 5.5%
2010 54.0% 21.5% 14.3% 4.3% 4.0% 1.4% 0.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
82 Epping Forest 32.5%
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%
105 Epping Forest 54.0%
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%
367 Epping Forest 64.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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