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Newark

Shows the general election results for Newark, which is a constituency in Nottinghamshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 71,755 and a turnout of 71.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Mercer, Patrick
Majority
16,152
Electorate
71,755
Turnout
71.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 53.9%
Lab 22.3%
LD 20.0%
UKIP 3.8%

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 (%)
Mercer, Patrick  Con 27,590 53.9 3.4
Campbell, Ian  Lab 11,438 22.3 -6.0
Jenkins, Pauline  LD 10,246 20.0 1.6
Irvine, Tom * UKIP 1,954 3.8 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 Lab LD UKIP
2005 50.5% 28.3% 18.4% 2.8%
2010 53.9% 22.3% 20.0% 3.8%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
95 Newark 31.5%
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%
108 Newark 53.9%
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%
90 Newark 71.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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