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Maldon

Shows the general election results for Maldon, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,777 and a turnout of 69.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Whittingdale, John
Majority
19,407
Electorate
68,777
Turnout
69.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 59.8%
LD 19.3%
Lab 12.7%
UKIP 5.1%
BNP 3.1%

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 (%)
Whittingdale, John  Con 28,661 59.8 3.5
Tealby-Watson, Elfreda  LD 9,254 19.3 4.3
Nandanwar, Swatantra  Lab 6,070 12.7 -11.5
Pryke, Jesse  UKIP 2,446 5.1 0.6
Blaine, Len * BNP 1,464 3.1 3.1
* 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
2005 56.3% 15.0% 24.2% 4.5% 0.0%
2010 59.8% 19.3% 12.7% 5.1% 3.1%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
28 Maldon 40.5%
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%
27 Maldon 59.8%
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%
149 Maldon 69.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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