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Kingswood

Shows the general election results for Kingswood, which is a constituency in Avon. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 66,361 and a turnout of 72.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Skidmore, Chris
Majority
2,445
Electorate
66,361
Turnout
72.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 40.4%
Lab 35.3%
LD 16.8%
UKIP 3.2%
BNP 2.7%
Green 0.8%
Eng Dem 0.7%

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 (%)
Skidmore, Chris  Con 19,362 40.4 8.3
Berry, Roger  Lab 16,917 35.3 -10.6
FitzHarris, Sally  LD 8,072 16.8 -1.2
Dowdney, Neil * UKIP 1,528 3.2 0.8
Carey, Michael * BNP 1,311 2.7 2.7
Foster, Nick * Green 383 0.8 0.8
Blundell, Michael * Eng Dem 333 0.7 0.7
* 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 Eng Dem Oth
2005 32.1% 45.9% 18.0% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5%
2010 40.4% 35.3% 16.8% 3.2% 2.7% 0.8% 0.7% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
559 Kingswood 5.1%
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%
528 Kingswood 40.4%
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%
62 Kingswood 72.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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