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Exeter

Shows the general election results for Exeter, which is a constituency in Devon. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 77,158 and a turnout of 67.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Bradshaw, Ben
Majority
2,721
Electorate
77,158
Turnout
67.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 38.2%
Con 33.0%
LD 20.3%
UKIP 3.7%
Lib 2.1%
Green 1.5%
BNP 1.3%

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 (%)
Bradshaw, Ben  Lab 19,942 38.2 -4.0
Foster, Hannah  Con 17,221 33.0 8.1
Oakes, Graham  LD 10,581 20.3 -0.7
Crawford, Keith * UKIP 1,930 3.7 0.3
Gale, Chris * Lib 1,108 2.1 2.1
Black, Paula * Green 792 1.5 -2.3
Farmer, Robert * BNP 673 1.3 1.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Lib Green BNP Oth
2005 42.1% 24.9% 20.9% 3.4% 0.0% 3.8% 0.0% 4.9%
2010 38.2% 33.0% 20.3% 3.7% 2.1% 1.5% 1.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
554 Exeter 5.2%
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%
589 Exeter 38.2%
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%
226 Exeter 67.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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