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Hemel Hempstead

Shows the general election results for Hemel Hempstead, which is a constituency in Hertfordshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 72,752 and a turnout of 68%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Penning, Mike
Majority
13,406
Electorate
72,752
Turnout
68%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 50.0%
LD 22.9%
Lab 20.8%
BNP 3.3%
UKIP 2.5%
Ind 0.5%

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 (%)
Penning, Mike  Con 24,721 50.0 9.9
Grayson, Richard  LD 11,315 22.9 6.0
Orhan, Ayfer  Lab 10,295 20.8 -18.9
Price, Janet * BNP 1,615 3.3 3.3
Alexander, David * UKIP 1,254 2.5 -0.7
Young, Mick * Ind 271 0.5 0.5
* 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 Ind
2005 40.1% 16.9% 39.8% 0.0% 3.2% 0.0%
2010 50.0% 22.9% 20.8% 3.3% 2.5% 0.5%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
177 Hemel Hempstead 27.1%
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%
218 Hemel Hempstead 50.0%
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%
212 Hemel Hempstead 68.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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