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Maidenhead

Shows the general election results for Maidenhead, which is a constituency in Berkshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 72,844 and a turnout of 73.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
May, Theresa
Majority
16,769
Electorate
72,844
Turnout
73.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 59.5%
LD 28.2%
Lab 7.1%
UKIP 2.3%
BNP 1.5%
Green 0.9%
FR 0.5%

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 (%)
May, Theresa  Con 31,937 59.5 7.6
Hill, Anthony  LD 15,168 28.2 -8.0
McDonald, Pat  Lab 3,795 7.1 -2.1
Wight, Kenneth * UKIP 1,243 2.3 0.9
Rait, Tim * BNP 825 1.5 1.5
Frorbes, Peter * Green 482 0.9 0.9
Prior, Peter * FR 270 0.5 0.5
* 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 UKIP BNP Green FR Oth
2005 51.8% 36.2% 9.1% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.4%
2010 59.5% 28.2% 7.1% 2.3% 1.5% 0.9% 0.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
99 Maidenhead 31.2%
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%
31 Maidenhead 59.5%
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%
26 Maidenhead 73.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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