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Meon Valley

Shows the general election results for Meon Valley, which is a constituency in Hampshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 70,488 and a turnout of 72.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Hollingbery, George
Majority
12,125
Electorate
70,488
Turnout
72.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 56.2%
LD 32.6%
Lab 6.4%
UKIP 2.9%
Eng Dem 1.1%
Animal 0.5%
Ind 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 (%)
Hollingbery, George  Con 28,818 56.2 10.4
Leffman, Liz  LD 16,693 32.6 -8.4
Linsley, Howard  Lab 3,266 6.4 -4.2
Harris, Steve * UKIP 1,490 2.9 0.4
Harris, Pat * Eng Dem 582 1.1 1.1
Coats, Sarah * Animal 255 0.5 0.5
Quar, Graeme * Ind 134 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 Eng Dem Animal Ind
2005 45.9% 41.0% 10.6% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 56.2% 32.6% 6.4% 2.9% 1.1% 0.5% 0.3%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
229 Meon Valley 23.7%
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%
66 Meon Valley 56.2%
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%
47 Meon Valley 72.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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