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Gravesham

Shows the general election results for Gravesham, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 70,195 and a turnout of 67.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Holloway, Adam
Majority
9,312
Electorate
70,195
Turnout
67.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 48.5%
Lab 28.8%
LD 13.3%
UKIP 4.8%
Eng Dem 2.1%
Green 1.4%
Ind 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 (%)
Holloway, Adam  Con 22,956 48.5 4.8
Smith, Kathryn  Lab 13,644 28.8 -13.4
Arrowsmith, Anna  LD 6,293 13.3 2.6
Clark, Geoffrey * UKIP 2,265 4.8 2.9
Uncles, Steven * Eng Dem 1,005 2.1 2.1
Crawford, Richard * Green 675 1.4 1.4
Dartnell, Alice * Ind 465 1.0 1.0
* 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 Ind Oth
2005 43.7% 42.2% 10.7% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.4%
2010 48.5% 28.8% 13.3% 4.8% 2.1% 1.4% 1.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
289 Gravesham 19.7%
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%
262 Gravesham 48.5%
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%
233 Gravesham 67.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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