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Hertford and Stortford

Shows the general election results for Hertford and Stortford, which is a constituency in Hertfordshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 78,459 and a turnout of 70.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Prisk, Mark
Majority
15,437
Electorate
78,459
Turnout
70.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 53.8%
LD 26.0%
Lab 13.8%
UKIP 3.1%
BNP 2.3%
Ind 0.6%
Ind 0.4%

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 (%)
Prisk, Mark  Con 29,810 53.8 3.6
Lewin, Andrew  LD 14,373 26.0 7.5
Terry, Steve  Lab 7,620 13.8 -10.5
Sodey, David * UKIP 1,716 3.1 1.0
Harris, Roy * BNP 1,297 2.3 2.3
Xenophontos, Loucas * Ind 325 0.6 0.6
Adams, Martin * Ind 236 0.4 0.4
* 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 Ind Ind Green Oth
2005 50.2% 18.4% 24.2% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.9% 1.2%
2010 53.8% 26.0% 13.8% 3.1% 2.3% 0.6% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
164 Hertford and Stortford 27.9%
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%
109 Hertford and Stortford 53.8%
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%
115 Hertford and Stortford 70.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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