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Montgomeryshire

Shows the general election results for Montgomeryshire, which is a constituency in Powys. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 48,730 and a turnout of 69.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Davies, Glyn
Majority
1,184
Electorate
48,730
Turnout
69.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 41.3%
LD 37.8%
PC 8.3%
Lab 7.1%
UKIP 3.3%
NF 1.1%
Ind 1.0%

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 (%)
Davies, Glyn  Con 13,976 41.3 13.8
Öpik, Lembit  LD 12,792 37.8 -12.5
Fychan, Heledd  PC 2,802 8.3 1.3
Colbourne, Nick  Lab 2,407 7.1 -5.2
Rowlands, David * UKIP 1,128 3.3 0.4
Ellis, Milton * NF 384 1.1 1.1
Lawson, Bruce * Ind 324 1.0 1.0
* 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 PC Lab UKIP NF Ind
2005 27.5% 50.3% 7.0% 12.3% 3.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 41.3% 37.8% 8.3% 7.1% 3.3% 1.1% 1.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
589 Montgomeryshire 3.5%
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%
498 Montgomeryshire 41.3%
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%
159 Montgomeryshire 69.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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