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Halton

Shows the general election results for Halton, which is a constituency in Cheshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,846 and a turnout of 60%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Twigg, Derek
Majority
15,504
Electorate
68,846
Turnout
60%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 57.7%
Con 20.2%
LD 13.8%
BNP 3.8%
UKIP 3.0%
Green 1.6%

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 (%)
Twigg, Derek  Lab 23,843 57.7 -5.4
Jones, Ben  Con 8,339 20.2 0.3
Harasiwka, Frank  LD 5,718 13.8 -3.2
Taylor, Andrew * BNP 1,563 3.8 3.8
Moore, John * UKIP 1,228 3.0 3.0
Craig, Jim * Green 647 1.6 1.6
* 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 BNP UKIP Green
2005 63.1% 19.9% 17.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 57.7% 20.2% 13.8% 3.8% 3.0% 1.6%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
39 Halton 37.5%
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%
49 Halton 57.7%
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%
525 Halton 60.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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