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Rugby

Shows the general election results for Rugby, which is a constituency in Warwickshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,914 and a turnout of 68.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Pawsey, Mark
Majority
6,000
Electorate
68,914
Turnout
68.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 44.0%
Lab 31.4%
LD 19.9%
BNP 2.9%
Green 1.0%
UKIP 0.9%

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 (%)
Pawsey, Mark  Con 20,901 44.0 5.7
King, Andy  Lab 14,901 31.4 -12.1
Roodhouse, Jerry  LD 9,434 19.9 4.9
Badrick, Mark * BNP 1,375 2.9 2.9
Sandison, Roy * Green 451 1.0 1.0
Milford, Barry * UKIP 406 0.9 -1.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD BNP Green UKIP Oth
2005 38.3% 43.5% 15.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.0% 1.2%
2010 44.0% 31.4% 19.9% 2.9% 1.0% 0.9% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
401 Rugby 12.6%
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%
415 Rugby 44.0%
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%
180 Rugby 68.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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