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Leicester West

Shows the general election results for Leicester West, which is a constituency in Leicestershire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 64,900 and a turnout of 55.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Kendall, Liz
Majority
4,017
Electorate
64,900
Turnout
55.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 38.4%
Con 27.2%
LD 22.6%
BNP 6.0%
UKIP 2.5%
Green 1.8%
Ind 0.5%
TUSC 0.4%
Pirate 0.3%
Ind 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 (%)
Kendall, Liz  Lab 13,745 38.4 -12.4
Harvey, Celia  Con 9,728 27.2 2.8
Coley, Peter  LD 8,107 22.6 4.4
Reynolds, Gary  BNP 2,158 6.0 6.0
Ingall, Stephen * UKIP 883 2.5 2.5
Forse, Geoff * Green 639 1.8 -3.0
Huggins, Steven * Ind 181 0.5 0.5
Score, Steve * TUSC 157 0.4 0.4
Dyer, Shaun * Pirate 113 0.3 0.3
Bowley, John * Ind 108 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 Lab Con LD BNP UKIP Green Ind TUSC Pirate Ind Oth
2005 50.8% 24.4% 18.3% 0.0% 0.0% 4.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.7%
2010 38.4% 27.2% 22.6% 6.0% 2.5% 1.8% 0.5% 0.4% 0.3% 0.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
434 Leicester West 11.2%
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%
588 Leicester West 38.4%
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%
617 Leicester West 55.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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