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Leicester South

Shows the general election results for Leicester South, which is a constituency in Leicestershire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 77,175 and a turnout of 61.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Soulsby, Peter
Majority
8,808
Electorate
77,175
Turnout
61.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 45.6%
LD 26.9%
Con 21.4%
BNP 3.0%
Green 1.6%
UKIP 1.5%

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 (%)
Soulsby, Peter  Lab 21,479 45.6 6.2
Gill, Parmjit  LD 12,671 26.9 -3.7
Grant, Ross  Con 10,066 21.4 3.6
Waudby, Adi * BNP 1,418 3.0 3.0
Dixey, Dave * Green 770 1.6 -1.6
Lucas, Christopher * UKIP 720 1.5 1.5
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab LD Con BNP Green UKIP Oth
2005 39.3% 30.6% 17.8% 0.0% 3.3% 0.0% 9.0%
2010 45.6% 26.9% 21.4% 3.0% 1.6% 1.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
298 Leicester South 18.7%
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%
366 Leicester South 45.6%
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%
497 Leicester South 61.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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