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Penrith and The Border

Shows the general election results for Penrith and The Border, which is a constituency in Cumbria. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 64,484 and a turnout of 69.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Stewart, Rory
Majority
11,241
Electorate
64,484
Turnout
69.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 53.4%
LD 28.5%
Lab 12.9%
UKIP 2.8%
BNP 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 (%)
Stewart, Rory  Con 24,071 53.4 2.0
Thornton, Peter  LD 12,830 28.5 2.6
Cannon, Barbara  Lab 5,834 12.9 -6.1
Stanyer, John * UKIP 1,259 2.8 0.3
Davidson, Chris * BNP 1,093 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 BNP Oth
2005 51.4% 25.8% 19.1% 2.4% 0.0% 1.3%
2010 53.4% 28.5% 12.9% 2.8% 2.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
203 Penrith and The Border 24.9%
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%
119 Penrith and The Border 53.4%
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%
143 Penrith and The Border 69.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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