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Hornchurch and Upminster

Shows the general election results for Hornchurch and Upminster, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 78,547 and a turnout of 68%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Watkinson, Angela
Majority
16,371
Electorate
78,547
Turnout
68%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 51.4%
Lab 20.8%
LD 13.9%
BNP 6.4%
UKIP 5.3%
Green 1.0%
Ind 0.6%
Christian 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 (%)
Watkinson, Angela  Con 27,469 51.4 3.9
McGuirk, Kathy  Lab 11,098 20.8 -10.3
Chilvers, Karen  LD 7,426 13.9 5.4
Whelpley, William  BNP 3,421 6.4 6.4
Webb, Lawrence  UKIP 2,848 5.3 3.2
Collins, Melanie * Green 542 1.0 -0.1
Durant, David * Ind 305 0.6 0.6
Olukotun, Johnson * Christian 281 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 Lab LD BNP UKIP Green Ind Christian Oth
2005 47.5% 31.1% 8.5% 0.0% 2.2% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 9.6%
2010 51.4% 20.8% 13.9% 6.4% 5.3% 1.0% 0.6% 0.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
113 Hornchurch and Upminster 30.7%
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%
181 Hornchurch and Upminster 51.4%
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%
213 Hornchurch and Upminster 68.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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