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Gloucester

Shows the general election results for Gloucester, which is a constituency in Gloucestershire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 79,321 and a turnout of 64%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Graham, Richard
Majority
2,420
Electorate
79,321
Turnout
64%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 39.9%
Lab 35.2%
LD 19.2%
UKIP 3.6%
Eng Dem 1.1%
Green 1.0%

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 (%)
Graham, Richard  Con 20,267 39.9 5.3
Dhanda, Parmjit  Lab 17,847 35.2 -12.4
Hilton, Jeremy  LD 9,767 19.2 5.6
Smith, Mike * UKIP 1,808 3.6 1.2
Platt, Alan * Eng Dem 564 1.1 1.1
Meloy, Bryan * Green 511 1.0 -0.7
* 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 Eng Dem Green
2005 34.7% 47.6% 13.7% 2.4% 0.0% 1.7%
2010 39.9% 35.2% 19.2% 3.6% 1.1% 1.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
564 Gloucester 4.8%
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%
541 Gloucester 39.9%
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%
387 Gloucester 64.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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