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Horsham

Shows the general election results for Horsham, which is a constituency in West Sussex. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 77,564 and a turnout of 72%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Maude, Francis
Majority
11,460
Electorate
77,564
Turnout
72%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 52.7%
LD 32.2%
Lab 7.5%
UKIP 5.1%
Green 1.0%
Ind 0.8%
TPP 0.5%
Ind 0.2%

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 (%)
Maude, Francis  Con 29,447 52.7 3.4
Newman, Godfrey  LD 17,987 32.2 4.5
Skudder, Andrew  Lab 4,189 7.5 -9.2
Aldridge, Harry  UKIP 2,839 5.1 0.4
Fitter, Nick * Green 570 1.0 1.0
Lyon, Steve * Ind 469 0.8 0.8
Duggan, Jim * TPP 253 0.5 0.5
Kissach, Derek * Ind 87 0.2 0.2
* 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 Green Ind TPP Ind Oth
2005 49.3% 27.7% 16.7% 4.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5%
2010 52.7% 32.2% 7.5% 5.1% 1.0% 0.8% 0.5% 0.8% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
276 Horsham 20.5%
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%
135 Horsham 52.7%
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%
69 Horsham 72.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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