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High Peak

Shows the general election results for High Peak, which is a constituency in Derbyshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 71,458 and a turnout of 70.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Bingham, Andrew
Majority
4,677
Electorate
71,458
Turnout
70.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 40.9%
Lab 31.6%
LD 21.8%
UKIP 3.4%
Green 1.8%
Ind 0.3%
Ind 0.1%

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 (%)
Bingham, Andrew  Con 20,587 40.9 3.6
Bisknell, Caitlin  Lab 15,910 31.6 -9.5
Stevens, Alistair  LD 10,993 21.8 2.4
Hall, Sylvia * UKIP 1,690 3.4 1.2
Allen, Peter * Green 922 1.8 1.8
Dowson, Lance * Ind 161 0.3 0.3
Alves, Tony * Ind 74 0.1 0.1
* 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 Green Ind Ind
2005 37.3% 41.1% 19.4% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 40.9% 31.6% 21.8% 3.4% 1.8% 0.3% 0.3%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
465 High Peak 9.3%
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%
514 High Peak 40.9%
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%
120 High Peak 70.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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