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Rayleigh and Wickford

Shows the general election results for Rayleigh and Wickford, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 75,661 and a turnout of 69.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Francois, Mark
Majority
22,338
Electorate
75,661
Turnout
69.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 57.8%
LD 15.1%
Lab 14.5%
Eng Dem 4.2%
UKIP 4.2%
BNP 4.1%

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 (%)
Francois, Mark  Con 30,257 57.8 3.9
Gaszczak, Susan  LD 7,919 15.1 -0.3
Le Surf, Mike  Lab 7,577 14.5 -12.0
Hayter, John * Eng Dem 2,219 4.2 4.2
Callaghan, Tino * UKIP 2,211 4.2 0.1
Evennett, Anthony * BNP 2,160 4.1 4.1
* 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 Eng Dem UKIP BNP
2005 53.9% 15.5% 26.5% 0.0% 4.2% 0.0%
2010 57.8% 15.1% 14.5% 4.2% 4.2% 4.1%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
20 Rayleigh and Wickford 42.7%
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%
47 Rayleigh and Wickford 57.8%
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%
169 Rayleigh and Wickford 69.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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