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Mid Sussex

Shows the general election results for Mid Sussex, which is a constituency in West Sussex. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 77,199 and a turnout of 72.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Soames, Nicholas
Majority
7,402
Electorate
77,199
Turnout
72.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 50.7%
LD 37.5%
Lab 6.6%
UKIP 2.5%
Green 1.2%
BNP 1.0%
MRLP 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 (%)
Soames, Nicholas  Con 28,329 50.7 2.5
Tierney, Serena  LD 20,927 37.5 1.8
Boot, David  Lab 3,689 6.6 -6.2
Montgomery, Marc * UKIP 1,423 2.5 -0.7
Brown, Paul * Green 645 1.2 1.2
Minihane, Stuart * BNP 583 1.0 1.0
Thunderclap, Baron Von * MRLP 259 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 Green BNP MRLP
2005 48.3% 35.6% 12.8% 3.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 50.7% 37.5% 6.6% 2.5% 1.2% 1.0% 0.5%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
385 Mid Sussex 13.3%
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%
191 Mid Sussex 50.7%
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%
58 Mid Sussex 72.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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