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Hove

Shows the general election results for Hove, which is a constituency in East Sussex. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 71,720 and a turnout of 69.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Weatherley, Mike
Majority
1,868
Electorate
71,720
Turnout
69.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 36.7%
Lab 33.0%
LD 22.6%
Green 5.2%
UKIP 2.4%
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 (%)
Weatherley, Mike  Con 18,294 36.7 0.3
Barlow, Celia  Lab 16,426 33.0 -4.5
Elgood, Paul  LD 11,240 22.6 4.6
Davey, Ian  Green 2,568 5.2 -0.6
Perrin, Paul * UKIP 1,206 2.4 1.1
Ralfe, Brian * Ind 85 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 Lab LD Green UKIP Ind Oth
2005 36.4% 37.4% 18.0% 5.8% 1.3% 0.0% 1.1%
2010 36.7% 33.0% 22.6% 5.2% 2.4% 0.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
582 Hove 3.7%
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%
617 Hove 36.7%
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%
157 Hove 69.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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