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North Somerset

Shows the general election results for North Somerset, which is a constituency in Avon. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 77,306 and a turnout of 75%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Fox, Liam
Majority
7,862
Electorate
77,306
Turnout
75%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 49.3%
LD 35.7%
Lab 11.1%
UKIP 3.9%

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 (%)
Fox, Liam  Con 28,549 49.3 31.6
Mathew, Brian  LD 20,687 35.7 16.5
Parry-Hearn, Steven  Lab 6,448 11.1 -49.7
Taylor, Susan * UKIP 2,257 3.9 3.9
* 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 Oth
2005 17.6% 19.2% 60.8% 0.0% 2.4%
2010 49.3% 35.7% 11.1% 3.9% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
378 North Somerset 13.6%
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%
240 North Somerset 49.3%
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%
12 North Somerset 75.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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