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North West Cambridgeshire

Shows the general election results for North West Cambridgeshire, which is a constituency in Cambridgeshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 88,851 and a turnout of 65.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Vara, Shailesh
Majority
16,677
Electorate
88,851
Turnout
65.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 50.5%
LD 21.9%
Lab 16.9%
UKIP 8.3%
Eng Dem 2.4%

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 (%)
Vara, Shailesh  Con 29,425 50.5 4.3
Wilkins, Kevin  LD 12,748 21.9 -1.0
York, Chris  Lab 9,877 16.9 -8.7
Brown, Robert H.  UKIP 4,826 8.3 3.0
Goldspink, Stephen * Eng Dem 1,407 2.4 2.4
* 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 Eng Dem
2005 46.2% 22.9% 25.6% 5.3% 0.0%
2010 50.5% 21.9% 16.9% 8.3% 2.4%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
143 North West Cambridgeshire 28.6%
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%
200 North West Cambridgeshire 50.5%
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%
312 North West Cambridgeshire 65.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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