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Maidstone and The Weald

Shows the general election results for Maidstone and The Weald, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 71,041 and a turnout of 68.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Grant, Helen
Majority
5,889
Electorate
71,041
Turnout
68.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 48.0%
LD 36.0%
Lab 9.7%
UKIP 3.3%
Green 1.3%
NF 1.3%
Christian 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 (%)
Grant, Helen  Con 23,491 48.0 -3.8
Carroll, Peter  LD 17,602 36.0 13.2
Seeruthun, Rav  Lab 4,769 9.7 -12.6
Kendal, Gareth * UKIP 1,637 3.3 0.3
Jeffery, Stuart * Green 655 1.3 1.3
Butler, Gary * NF 643 1.3 1.3
Simmonds, Heidi * Christian 131 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 Con LD Lab UKIP Green NF Christian
2005 51.8% 22.8% 22.4% 3.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 48.0% 36.0% 9.7% 3.3% 1.3% 1.3% 0.3%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
418 Maidstone and The Weald 12.0%
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%
285 Maidstone and The Weald 48.0%
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%
183 Maidstone and The Weald 68.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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