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Rochester and Strood

Shows the general election results for Rochester and Strood, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 73,758 and a turnout of 65%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Reckless, Mark
Majority
9,953
Electorate
73,758
Turnout
65%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 49.2%
Lab 28.5%
LD 16.3%
Eng Dem 4.5%
Green 1.5%

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 (%)
Reckless, Mark  Con 23,604 49.2 6.6
Murray, Teresa  Lab 13,651 28.5 -13.1
Juby, Geoffrey  LD 7,800 16.3 3.9
Sands, Ron * Eng Dem 2,182 4.5 4.5
Marchant, Simon * Green 734 1.5 1.5
* 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 Eng Dem Green UKIP
2005 42.6% 41.5% 12.4% 0.0% 0.0% 3.5%
2010 49.2% 28.5% 16.3% 4.5% 1.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
273 Rochester and Strood 20.7%
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%
245 Rochester and Strood 49.2%
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%
343 Rochester and Strood 65.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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