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Ribble Valley

Shows the general election results for Ribble Valley, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 77,789 and a turnout of 67.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Evans, Nigel
Majority
14,769
Electorate
77,789
Turnout
67.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 50.3%
Lab 22.0%
LD 20.5%
UKIP 6.7%
Ind 0.4%

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 (%)
Evans, Nigel  Con 26,298 50.3 5.4
Foster, Paul  Lab 11,529 22.0 -7.8
Knox, Allan  LD 10,732 20.5 -2.1
Rush, Stephen  UKIP 3,496 6.7 4.0
Johnson, Tony * Ind 232 0.4 0.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP Ind
2005 44.9% 29.8% 22.6% 2.7% 0.0%
2010 50.3% 22.0% 20.5% 6.7% 0.4%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
150 Ribble Valley 28.2%
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%
209 Ribble Valley 50.3%
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%
245 Ribble Valley 67.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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