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North Shropshire

Shows the general election results for North Shropshire, which is a constituency in Shropshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 78,930 and a turnout of 65.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Paterson, Owen
Majority
15,828
Electorate
78,930
Turnout
65.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 51.5%
LD 20.9%
Lab 18.1%
UKIP 4.7%
BNP 3.2%
Green 1.6%

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 (%)
Paterson, Owen  Con 26,692 51.5 11.8
Croll, Ian  LD 10,864 20.9 -18.5
McLaughlan, Ian  Lab 9,406 18.1 2.5
List, Sandra * UKIP 2,432 4.7 2.8
Reddall, Phillip * BNP 1,667 3.2 3.2
Boulding, Steve * Green 808 1.6 1.6
* 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 Green Oth
2005 39.7% 39.4% 15.6% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 3.5%
2010 51.5% 20.9% 18.1% 4.7% 3.2% 1.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
115 North Shropshire 30.5%
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%
180 North Shropshire 51.5%
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%
306 North Shropshire 65.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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