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Luton North

Shows the general election results for Luton North, which is a constituency in Bedfordshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 65,645 and a turnout of 65.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Hopkins, Kelvin
Majority
7,520
Electorate
65,645
Turnout
65.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 49.3%
Con 31.8%
LD 11.1%
UKIP 3.6%
BNP 3.1%
Green 1.1%

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 (%)
Hopkins, Kelvin  Lab 21,192 49.3 0.7
Brier, Jeremy  Con 13,672 31.8 -0.4
Martins, Rabi  LD 4,784 11.1 -4.5
Brown, Colin * UKIP 1,564 3.6 0.4
Rose, Shelley * BNP 1,316 3.1 3.1
Hall, Simon * Green 490 1.1 1.1
* 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 UKIP BNP Green Oth
2005 48.6% 32.2% 15.6% 3.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
2010 49.3% 31.8% 11.1% 3.6% 3.1% 1.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
315 Luton North 17.5%
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.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
242 Luton North 49.3%
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%
316 Luton North 65.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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