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Romsey and Southampton North

Shows the general election results for Romsey and Southampton North, which is a constituency in Hampshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,157 and a turnout of 71.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Nokes, Caroline
Majority
4,156
Electorate
68,157
Turnout
71.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 49.7%
LD 41.3%
Lab 6.4%
UKIP 2.6%

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 (%)
Nokes, Caroline  Con 24,345 49.7 6.6
Gidley, Sandra  LD 20,189 41.3 -2.4
Beg, Aktar  Lab 3,116 6.4 -4.6
Meropoulos, John * UKIP 1,289 2.6 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 Con LD Lab UKIP
2005 43.1% 43.6% 10.9% 2.3%
2010 49.7% 41.3% 6.4% 2.6%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
480 Romsey and Southampton North 8.5%
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%
224 Romsey and Southampton North 49.7%
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%
74 Romsey and Southampton North 71.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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