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Harrogate and Knaresborough

Shows the general election results for Harrogate and Knaresborough, which is a constituency in North Yorkshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 74,760 and a turnout of 71.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Jones, Andrew
Majority
1,039
Electorate
74,760
Turnout
71.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 45.7%
LD 43.8%
Lab 6.4%
BNP 2.1%
UKIP 2.0%

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 (%)
Jones, Andrew  Con 24,305 45.7 9.9
Kelley, Claire  LD 23,266 43.8 -8.3
McNerney, Kevin  Lab 3,413 6.4 -2.7
Gill, Steven * BNP 1,094 2.1 2.1
Upex, John * UKIP 1,056 2.0 0.3
* 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 Oth
2005 35.9% 52.1% 9.1% 0.0% 1.7% 1.2%
2010 45.7% 43.8% 6.4% 2.1% 2.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
615 Harrogate and Knaresborough 2.0%
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%
360 Harrogate and Knaresborough 45.7%
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%
101 Harrogate and Knaresborough 71.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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