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Hyndburn

Shows the general election results for Hyndburn, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,221 and a turnout of 63.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Jones, Graham
Majority
3,090
Electorate
67,221
Turnout
63.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 41.1%
Con 33.8%
LD 11.8%
BNP 5.0%
UKIP 3.5%
CPA 1.9%
Green 1.1%
Eng Dem 1.0%
Ind 0.9%

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 (%)
Jones, Graham  Lab 17,531 41.1 -4.6
Buckley, Karen  Con 14,441 33.8 1.9
Rankine, Andrew  LD 5,033 11.8 -2.6
Shapcott, David  BNP 2,137 5.0 5.0
Barker, Granville * UKIP 1,481 3.5 1.6
Logan, Kevin * CPA 795 1.9 1.9
Gormley, Kerry * Green 463 1.1 1.1
Reid, Christopher * Eng Dem 413 1.0 1.0
Hall, Craig * Ind 378 0.9 0.9
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD BNP UKIP CPA Green Eng Dem Ind Oth
2005 45.7% 31.9% 14.4% 0.0% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 6.2%
2010 41.1% 33.8% 11.8% 5.0% 3.5% 1.9% 1.1% 1.0% 0.9% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
507 Hyndburn 7.2%
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%
510 Hyndburn 41.1%
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%
410 Hyndburn 63.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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