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Kettering

Shows the general election results for Kettering, which is a constituency in Northamptonshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,824 and a turnout of 68.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Hollobone, Philip
Majority
9,094
Electorate
68,824
Turnout
68.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 49.1%
Lab 29.9%
LD 15.8%
BNP 2.9%
Eng Dem 2.0%
Church of the Militant Elvis Party 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 (%)
Hollobone, Philip  Con 23,247 49.1 6.2
Sawford, Phil  Lab 14,153 29.9 -12.7
Nelson, Christopher  LD 7,498 15.8 3.6
Skinner, Clive * BNP 1,366 2.9 2.9
Hilling, Derek * Eng Dem 952 2.0 2.0
Bishop, Dave * Church of the Militant Elvis Party 112 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 BNP Eng Dem Church of the Militant Elvis Party UKIP
2005 43.0% 42.6% 12.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.3%
2010 49.1% 29.9% 15.8% 2.9% 2.0% 0.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
293 Kettering 19.2%
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%
247 Kettering 49.1%
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%
187 Kettering 68.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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