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Preston

Shows the general election results for Preston, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 61,187 and a turnout of 53.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Hendrick, Mark
Majority
7,733
Electorate
61,187
Turnout
53.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 48.2%
LD 24.4%
Con 21.7%
UKIP 4.5%
Christian 0.8%
Ind 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 (%)
Hendrick, Mark  Lab 15,668 48.2 -0.5
Jewell, Mark  LD 7,935 24.4 4.5
Warner O'Neill, Nerissa  Con 7,060 21.7 0.7
Muirhead, Richard * UKIP 1,462 4.5 1.7
Ambroze, George * Christian 272 0.8 0.8
Tayya, Krishnamurta * Ind 108 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 Lab LD Con UKIP Christian Ind Oth
2005 48.7% 19.9% 21.0% 2.8% 0.0% 0.0% 7.7%
2010 48.2% 24.4% 21.7% 4.5% 0.8% 0.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
223 Preston 23.8%
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%
280 Preston 48.2%
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%
635 Preston 53.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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