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Hastings and Rye

Shows the general election results for Hastings and Rye, which is a constituency in East Sussex. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 77,030 and a turnout of 64.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Rudd, Amber
Majority
1,993
Electorate
77,030
Turnout
64.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 41.1%
Lab 37.1%
LD 15.7%
UKIP 2.8%
BNP 2.6%
Eng Dem 0.7%

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 (%)
Rudd, Amber  Con 20,468 41.1 3.0
Foster, Michael  Lab 18,475 37.1 -3.5
Perry, Nick  LD 7,825 15.7 -0.1
Smith, Tony * UKIP 1,397 2.8 0.1
Prince, Nicholas * BNP 1,310 2.6 2.6
Bridger, Rod * Eng Dem 339 0.7 0.7
* 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 UKIP BNP Eng Dem Green Oth
2005 38.1% 40.6% 15.9% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 2.3% 0.5%
2010 41.1% 37.1% 15.7% 2.8% 2.6% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
577 Hastings and Rye 4.0%
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%
508 Hastings and Rye 41.1%
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%
362 Hastings and Rye 64.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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