Skip to main content
Menu

Louth and Horncastle

Shows the general election results for Louth and Horncastle, which is a constituency in Lincolnshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 77,650 and a turnout of 65%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Tapsell, Peter
Majority
13,871
Electorate
77,650
Turnout
65%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 49.6%
LD 22.2%
Lab 17.3%
BNP 4.4%
UKIP 4.3%
Ind 1.1%
Eng Dem 1.0%

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 (%)
Tapsell, Peter  Con 25,065 49.6 3.2
Martin, Fiona  LD 11,194 22.2 1.6
Mountain, Patrick  Lab 8,760 17.3 -8.0
Green, Julia * BNP 2,199 4.4 4.4
Nurse, Pat * UKIP 2,183 4.3 -3.4
Simpson, Daniel * Ind 576 1.1 1.1
Mair, Colin * Eng Dem 517 1.0 1.0
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab BNP UKIP Ind Eng Dem
2005 46.4% 20.5% 25.3% 0.0% 7.8% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 49.6% 22.2% 17.3% 4.4% 4.3% 1.1% 1.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
170 Louth and Horncastle 27.5%
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.

View full list
Highest winning vote share % Average: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
227 Louth and Horncastle 49.6%
650 Norwich South 29.4%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

View full list
Highest % turnout Average: 65.1%
1 East Renfrewshire 77.3%
344 Louth and Horncastle 65.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

View full list