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Harlow

Shows the general election results for Harlow, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,583 and a turnout of 64.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Halfon, Robert
Majority
4,925
Electorate
67,583
Turnout
64.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 44.9%
Lab 33.7%
LD 13.7%
BNP 4.0%
UKIP 3.6%
Christian 0.2%

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 (%)
Halfon, Robert  Con 19,691 44.9 4.1
Rammell, Bill  Lab 14,766 33.7 -7.7
White, David  LD 5,990 13.7 0.7
Butler, Eddy * BNP 1,739 4.0 4.0
Croft, John * UKIP 1,591 3.6 1.1
Adeeko, Olluyemi * Christian 101 0.2 0.2
* 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 BNP UKIP Christian Oth
2005 40.8% 41.4% 13.0% 0.0% 2.5% 0.0% 2.4%
2010 44.9% 33.7% 13.7% 4.0% 3.6% 0.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
433 Harlow 11.2%
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%
390 Harlow 44.9%
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%
347 Harlow 64.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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