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Keighley

Shows the general election results for Keighley, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 65,893 and a turnout of 72.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Hopkins, Kris
Majority
2,940
Electorate
65,893
Turnout
72.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 41.9%
Lab 35.8%
LD 14.8%
BNP 4.1%
UKIP 3.1%
NF 0.3%

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 (%)
Hopkins, Kris  Con 20,003 41.9 7.7
Thomas, Jane  Lab 17,063 35.8 -9.0
Fekri, Nader  LD 7,059 14.8 3.0
Brons, Andrew * BNP 1,962 4.1 4.1
Latham, Paul * UKIP 1,470 3.1 3.1
Smith, Steven * NF 135 0.3 0.3
* 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 NF Oth
2005 34.3% 44.7% 11.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 9.2%
2010 41.9% 35.8% 14.8% 4.1% 3.1% 0.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
536 Keighley 6.2%
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%
478 Keighley 41.9%
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%
56 Keighley 72.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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