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Newbury

Shows the general election results for Newbury, which is a constituency in Berkshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 79,144 and a turnout of 74%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Benyon, Richard
Majority
12,248
Electorate
79,144
Turnout
74%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 56.4%
LD 35.5%
Lab 4.3%
UKIP 2.5%
Green 0.8%
Ind 0.3%
Apol Dem 0.2%

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 (%)
Benyon, Richard  Con 33,057 56.4 7.4
Rendel, David  LD 20,809 35.5 -7.1
Cooper, Hannah * Lab 2,505 4.3 -1.7
Black, David * UKIP 1,475 2.5 0.9
Hollister, Adrian * Green 490 0.8 0.8
Burgess, Brian * Ind 158 0.3 0.3
Yates, David * Apol Dem 95 0.2 0.2
* 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 Ind Apol Dem Oth
2005 49.0% 42.6% 5.9% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9%
2010 56.4% 35.5% 4.3% 2.5% 0.8% 0.3% 0.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
271 Newbury 20.9%
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%
64 Newbury 56.4%
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%
23 Newbury 74.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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