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Rossendale and Darwen

Shows the general election results for Rossendale and Darwen, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 73,229 and a turnout of 64.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Berry, Jake
Majority
4,493
Electorate
73,229
Turnout
64.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 41.8%
Lab 32.2%
LD 18.1%
UKIP 3.4%
NF 2.3%
Eng Dem 1.4%
Impact 0.5%
Ind 0.2%

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 (%)
Berry, Jake  Con 19,691 41.8 7.1
Anderson, Janet  Lab 15,198 32.2 -10.7
Sheffield, Bob  LD 8,541 18.1 3.2
Duthie, David * UKIP 1,617 3.4 1.8
Bryan, Kevin * NF 1,062 2.3 2.3
Johnson, Michael * Eng Dem 663 1.4 1.4
Melia, Tony * Impact 243 0.5 0.5
Sivieri, Mike * Ind 113 0.2 0.2
* 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 NF Eng Dem Impact Ind Oth Green
2005 34.6% 43.0% 14.9% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.9% 1.9%
2010 41.8% 32.2% 18.1% 3.4% 2.3% 1.4% 0.5% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
460 Rossendale and Darwen 9.5%
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%
484 Rossendale and Darwen 41.8%
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%
375 Rossendale and Darwen 64.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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