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Orpington

Shows the general election results for Orpington, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 67,732 and a turnout of 72.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Johnson, Jo
Majority
17,200
Electorate
67,732
Turnout
72.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 59.7%
LD 24.5%
Lab 9.0%
UKIP 2.8%
BNP 2.5%
Green 1.0%
Eng Dem 0.4%

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 (%)
Johnson, Jo  Con 29,200 59.7 8.5
McBride, David  LD 12,000 24.5 -15.9
Morgan, Stephen  Lab 4,400 9.0 3.0
Greenhough, Mick * UKIP 1,360 2.8 0.4
Culnane, Tess * BNP 1,241 2.5 2.5
Galloway, Tamara * Green 511 1.0 1.0
Snape, Chris * Eng Dem 199 0.4 0.4
* 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 BNP Green Eng Dem
2005 51.2% 40.4% 6.0% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 59.7% 24.5% 9.0% 2.8% 2.5% 1.0% 0.4%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
57 Orpington 35.2%
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%
28 Orpington 59.7%
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%
61 Orpington 72.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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