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Macclesfield

Shows the general election results for Macclesfield, which is a constituency in Cheshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 75,370 and a turnout of 66.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Rutley, David
Majority
11,959
Electorate
75,370
Turnout
66.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 47.0%
LD 23.1%
Lab 20.3%
Ind 5.2%
UKIP 2.8%
Green 1.7%

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 (%)
Rutley, David  Con 23,503 47.0 -2.7
Barlow, Roger  LD 11,544 23.1 3.5
Heald, Adrian  Lab 10,164 20.3 -8.7
Murphy, Brendan  Ind 2,590 5.2 5.2
Smith, Jacqueline * UKIP 1,418 2.8 2.8
Knight, John * Green 840 1.7 1.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab Ind UKIP Green Oth
2005 49.6% 19.5% 29.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.9%
2010 47.0% 23.1% 20.3% 5.2% 2.8% 1.7% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
217 Macclesfield 23.9%
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%
319 Macclesfield 47.0%
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%
283 Macclesfield 66.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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