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Hertsmere

Shows the general election results for Hertsmere, which is a constituency in Hertfordshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 73,057 and a turnout of 64.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Clappison, James
Majority
17,605
Electorate
73,057
Turnout
64.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 56.0%
Lab 18.8%
LD 17.4%
UKIP 3.6%
BNP 3.0%
Green 1.3%

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 (%)
Clappison, James  Con 26,476 56.0 2.8
Russell, Sam  Lab 8,871 18.8 -8.4
Rowlands, Anthony  LD 8,210 17.4 -1.0
Rutter, David * UKIP 1,712 3.6 3.6
Seabrook, Daniel * BNP 1,397 3.0 3.0
Krishna-Das, Arjuna * Green 604 1.3 1.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP BNP Green Oth
2005 53.2% 27.2% 18.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2%
2010 56.0% 18.8% 17.4% 3.6% 3.0% 1.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
41 Hertsmere 37.2%
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%
71 Hertsmere 56.0%
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%
359 Hertsmere 64.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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