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Rother Valley

Shows the general election results for Rother Valley, which is a constituency in Yorkshire and The Humber. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 72,847 and a turnout of 64.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Barron, Kevin
Majority
5,866
Electorate
72,847
Turnout
64.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 40.9%
Con 28.4%
LD 17.3%
BNP 7.7%
UKIP 5.6%

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 (%)
Barron, Kevin  Lab 19,147 40.9 -10.6
Donaldson, Lynda  Con 13,281 28.4 5.3
Paxton, Wesley  LD 8,111 17.3 1.2
Blair, Will  BNP 3,606 7.7 7.7
Dowdall, Tina  UKIP 2,613 5.6 1.3

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD BNP UKIP Oth
2005 51.6% 23.1% 16.1% 0.0% 4.3% 5.0%
2010 40.9% 28.4% 17.3% 7.7% 5.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
405 Rother Valley 12.5%
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%
513 Rother Valley 40.9%
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%
380 Rother Valley 64.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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