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Pendle

Shows the general election results for Pendle, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 66,422 and a turnout of 67.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Stephenson, Andrew
Majority
3,585
Electorate
66,422
Turnout
67.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 38.9%
Lab 30.9%
LD 20.2%
BNP 6.4%
UKIP 3.3%
Christian 0.3%

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 (%)
Stephenson, Andrew  Con 17,512 38.9 7.1
Prentice, Gordon  Lab 13,927 30.9 -6.2
Afzal, Anwar  LD 9,095 20.2 -3.0
Jackman, James  BNP 2,894 6.4 6.4
Cannon, Graham * UKIP 1,476 3.3 1.5
Masih, Richard * Christian 141 0.3 0.3
* 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 Christian Oth
2005 31.8% 37.1% 23.2% 0.0% 1.8% 0.0% 6.2%
2010 38.9% 30.9% 20.2% 6.4% 3.3% 0.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
495 Pendle 8.0%
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%
569 Pendle 38.9%
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%
222 Pendle 67.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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