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Forest of Dean

Shows the general election results for Forest of Dean, which is a constituency in Gloucestershire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,419 and a turnout of 71.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Harper, Mark
Majority
11,064
Electorate
68,419
Turnout
71.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 46.9%
Lab 24.2%
LD 21.9%
UKIP 5.2%
Green 1.9%

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 (%)
Harper, Mark  Con 22,853 46.9 6.0
Hogan, Bruce Allan  Lab 11,789 24.2 -12.4
Coleman, Christopher  LD 10,676 21.9 4.7
Congdon, Tim  UKIP 2,522 5.2 2.8
Greenwood, James * Green 923 1.9 -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 Con Lab LD UKIP Green Oth
2005 40.9% 36.6% 17.2% 2.4% 2.1% 0.9%
2010 46.9% 24.2% 21.9% 5.2% 1.9% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
243 Forest of Dean 22.7%
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%
322 Forest of Dean 46.9%
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%
94 Forest of Dean 71.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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