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Harwich and North Essex

Shows the general election results for Harwich and North Essex, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 70,743 and a turnout of 69.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Jenkin, Bernard
Majority
11,447
Electorate
70,743
Turnout
69.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 46.9%
LD 23.6%
Lab 19.9%
UKIP 5.2%
BNP 2.2%
Green 1.9%
Ind 0.3%

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 (%)
Jenkin, Bernard  Con 23,001 46.9 4.3
Raven, James  LD 11,554 23.6 4.3
Barrenger, Darren  Lab 9,774 19.9 -10.9
Anselmi, Simon  UKIP 2,527 5.2 1.5
Robey, Stephen * BNP 1,065 2.2 2.2
Fox, Chris * Green 909 1.9 -1.8
Thompson Bates, Peter * Ind 170 0.3 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 UKIP BNP Green Ind
2005 42.6% 19.2% 30.9% 3.6% 0.0% 3.6% 0.0%
2010 46.9% 23.6% 19.9% 5.2% 2.2% 1.9% 0.3%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
236 Harwich and North Essex 23.4%
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%
320 Harwich and North Essex 46.9%
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%
167 Harwich and North Essex 69.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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