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Richmond (Yorks)

Shows the general election results for Richmond (Yorks), which is a constituency in North Yorkshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 80,563 and a turnout of 66.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Hague, William
Majority
23,336
Electorate
80,563
Turnout
66.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 62.8%
LD 19.1%
Lab 15.3%
Green 2.8%

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 (%)
Hague, William  Con 33,541 62.8 23.2
Meredith, Lawrence  LD 10,205 19.1 -27.5
Driver, Eileen  Lab 8,150 15.3 6.0
Rowe, Leslie * Green 1,516 2.8 0.1
* 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 Green Oth UKIP
2005 39.6% 46.7% 9.2% 2.7% 0.9% 0.9%
2010 62.8% 19.1% 15.3% 2.8% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
14 Richmond (Yorks) 43.7%
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%
11 Richmond (Yorks) 62.8%
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%
290 Richmond (Yorks) 66.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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