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North East Bedfordshire

Shows the general election results for North East Bedfordshire, which is a constituency in Bedfordshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 78,060 and a turnout of 71.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Burt, Alistair
Majority
18,942
Electorate
78,060
Turnout
71.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 55.8%
LD 21.7%
Lab 16.1%
UKIP 4.1%
BNP 2.3%

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 (%)
Burt, Alistair  Con 30,989 55.8 5.9
Pitt, Mike  LD 12,047 21.7 0.8
Brown, Edward  Lab 8,957 16.1 -9.1
Capell, Brian * UKIP 2,294 4.1 0.1
Seeby, Ian * BNP 1,265 2.3 2.3
* 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 BNP
2005 49.9% 20.9% 25.3% 4.0% 0.0%
2010 55.8% 21.7% 16.1% 4.1% 2.3%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
68 North East Bedfordshire 34.1%
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%
76 North East Bedfordshire 55.8%
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%
96 North East Bedfordshire 71.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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