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Portsmouth North

Shows the general election results for Portsmouth North, which is a constituency in Hampshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 70,329 and a turnout of 62.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Mordaunt, Penny
Majority
7,289
Electorate
70,329
Turnout
62.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 44.3%
Lab 27.8%
LD 20.1%
UKIP 4.1%
Eng Dem 2.4%
Green 1.0%
TUSC 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 (%)
Mordaunt, Penny  Con 19,533 44.3 6.5
McCarthy-Fry, Sarah  Lab 12,244 27.8 -10.8
Sanders, Darren  LD 8,874 20.1 -0.2
Fitzgerald, Mike * UKIP 1,812 4.1 0.7
Knight, David * Eng Dem 1,040 2.4 2.4
Maclennan, Iain * Green 461 1.0 1.0
Tosh, Mick * TUSC 154 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 UKIP Eng Dem Green TUSC
2005 37.8% 38.5% 20.3% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 44.3% 27.8% 20.1% 4.1% 2.4% 1.0% 0.3%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
336 Portsmouth North 16.5%
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%
412 Portsmouth North 44.3%
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%
447 Portsmouth North 62.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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