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Hexham

Shows the general election results for Hexham, which is a constituency in Northumberland. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 60,360 and a turnout of 72%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Opperman, Guy
Majority
5,788
Electorate
60,360
Turnout
72%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 43.2%
LD 29.9%
Lab 19.0%
Ind 4.5%
BNP 2.8%
Ind 0.6%

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 (%)
Opperman, Guy  Con 18,795 43.2 0.8
Duffield, Andrew  LD 13,007 29.9 4.2
Tinnion, Antoine  Lab 8,253 19.0 -11.4
Ford, Steven * Ind 1,974 4.5 4.5
Hawkins, Quentin * BNP 1,205 2.8 2.8
Moss, Colin * Ind 249 0.6 0.6
* 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 Ind BNP Ind Oth
2005 42.4% 25.7% 30.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.6%
2010 43.2% 29.9% 19.0% 4.5% 2.8% 4.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
383 Hexham 13.3%
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%
436 Hexham 43.2%
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%
67 Hexham 72.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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