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New Forest West

Shows the general election results for New Forest West, which is a constituency in Hampshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,332 and a turnout of 69.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Swayne, Desmond
Majority
16,896
Electorate
68,332
Turnout
69.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 58.8%
LD 23.3%
Lab 9.8%
UKIP 5.9%
Green 2.2%

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 (%)
Swayne, Desmond  Con 27,980 58.8 2.9
Plummer, Mike  LD 11,084 23.3 4.1
Hurne, Janice  Lab 4,666 9.8 -6.7
Lyon, Martin  UKIP 2,783 5.9 1.7
Richards, Janet * Green 1,059 2.2 -1.9
* 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
2005 55.9% 19.2% 16.5% 4.2% 4.2%
2010 58.8% 23.3% 9.8% 5.9% 2.2%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
53 New Forest West 35.5%
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%
39 New Forest West 58.8%
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%
150 New Forest West 69.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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