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North West Leicestershire

Shows the general election results for North West Leicestershire, which is a constituency in Leicestershire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 71,217 and a turnout of 72.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Bridgen, Andrew
Majority
7,511
Electorate
71,217
Turnout
72.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 44.6%
Lab 30.1%
LD 16.6%
BNP 6.5%
UKIP 2.2%

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 (%)
Bridgen, Andrew  Con 23,147 44.6 8.6
Willmott, Ross  Lab 15,636 30.1 -15.4
Reynolds, Paul  LD 8,639 16.6 4.6
Meller, Ian  BNP 3,396 6.5 6.5
Stowell, Danny * UKIP 1,134 2.2 -1.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD BNP UKIP Oth
2005 36.0% 45.5% 12.1% 0.0% 3.3% 3.1%
2010 44.6% 30.1% 16.6% 6.5% 2.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
360 North West Leicestershire 14.5%
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%
401 North West Leicestershire 44.6%
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%
41 North West Leicestershire 72.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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