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Ipswich

Shows the general election results for Ipswich, which is a constituency in Suffolk. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 75,770 and a turnout of 62%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Gummer, Benedict
Majority
2,079
Electorate
75,770
Turnout
62%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 39.1%
Lab 34.7%
LD 18.2%
UKIP 2.9%
BNP 2.7%
Green 1.7%
Christian 0.3%
Ind 0.2%
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 (%)
Gummer, Benedict  Con 18,371 39.1 8.0
Mole, Chris  Lab 16,292 34.7 -8.2
Dyson, Mark  LD 8,556 18.2 -2.9
Streatfield, Christopher * UKIP 1,365 2.9 0.2
Boater, Dennis * BNP 1,270 2.7 2.7
Glover, Tim * Green 775 1.7 1.7
Christofi, Kim * Christian 149 0.3 0.3
Turtill, Peter * Ind 93 0.2 0.2
Wainman, Sally * Ind 70 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 BNP Green Christian Ind Ind Oth
2005 31.1% 42.9% 21.1% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.1%
2010 39.1% 34.7% 18.2% 2.9% 2.7% 1.7% 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
571 Ipswich 4.4%
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%
562 Ipswich 39.1%
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%
474 Ipswich 62.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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