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Portsmouth South

Shows the general election results for Portsmouth South, which is a constituency in Hampshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 70,242 and a turnout of 58.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Hancock, Mike
Majority
5,200
Electorate
70,242
Turnout
58.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 45.9%
Con 33.3%
Lab 13.7%
UKIP 2.1%
BNP 2.1%
Green 1.7%
Eng Dem 1.0%
JACP 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 (%)
Hancock, Mike  LD 18,921 45.9 4.2
Drummond, Flick  Con 13,721 33.3 -0.4
Ferrett, John  Lab 5,640 13.7 -8.7
Martin, Christopher * UKIP 876 2.1 -0.2
Crompton, Geoff * BNP 873 2.1 2.1
Dawes, Tim * Green 716 1.7 1.7
DuCan, Ian * Eng Dem 400 1.0 1.0
Cummings, Les * JACP 117 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 LD Con Lab UKIP BNP Green Eng Dem JACP
2005 41.6% 33.6% 22.4% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 45.9% 33.3% 13.7% 2.1% 2.1% 1.7% 1.0% 0.3%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
403 Portsmouth South 12.6%
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%
353 Portsmouth South 45.9%
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%
553 Portsmouth South 58.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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