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Harborough

Shows the general election results for Harborough, which is a constituency in Leicestershire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 77,917 and a turnout of 70.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Garnier, Edward
Majority
9,797
Electorate
77,917
Turnout
70.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 48.9%
LD 31.1%
Lab 12.7%
BNP 3.1%
UKIP 2.7%
Eng Dem 1.0%
Ind 0.4%

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 (%)
Garnier, Edward  Con 26,894 48.9 7.5
Haq, Zuffar  LD 17,097 31.1 -2.3
McKeever, Kevin  Lab 6,981 12.7 -5.9
Dickens, Geoff * BNP 1,715 3.1 3.1
King, Marietta * UKIP 1,462 2.7 -0.4
Ball, David * Eng Dem 568 1.0 1.0
Stephenson, Jeff * Ind 228 0.4 0.4
* 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 BNP UKIP Eng Dem Ind Oth
2005 41.5% 33.4% 18.7% 0.0% 3.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.5%
2010 48.9% 31.1% 12.7% 3.1% 2.7% 1.0% 0.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
310 Harborough 17.8%
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%
250 Harborough 48.9%
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%
116 Harborough 70.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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