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Gosport

Shows the general election results for Gosport, which is a constituency in Hampshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 72,816 and a turnout of 64.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Dinenage, Caroline
Majority
14,413
Electorate
72,816
Turnout
64.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 51.8%
LD 21.1%
Lab 16.9%
UKIP 3.2%
BNP 2.1%
Eng Dem 1.3%
Green 1.2%
Ind 1.1%
Ind 0.7%
Ind 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 (%)
Dinenage, Caroline  Con 24,300 51.8 7.0
Hylands, Rob  LD 9,887 21.1 4.5
Giles, Graham  Lab 7,944 16.9 -14.5
Rice, Andrew * UKIP 1,496 3.2 -1.1
Bennett, Barry * BNP 1,004 2.1 2.1
Shaw, Bob * Eng Dem 622 1.3 1.3
Smith, Andrea Claire * Green 573 1.2 -1.7
Smith, David * Ind 493 1.1 1.1
Read, Charles * Ind 331 0.7 0.7
Hart, Brian * Ind 289 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 UKIP BNP Eng Dem Green Ind Ind Ind
2005 44.8% 16.6% 31.5% 4.2% 0.0% 0.0% 2.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 51.8% 21.1% 16.9% 3.2% 2.1% 1.3% 1.2% 1.1% 1.1% 1.1%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
111 Gosport 30.7%
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%
164 Gosport 51.8%
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%
370 Gosport 64.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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