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Rushcliffe

Shows the general election results for Rushcliffe, which is a constituency in Nottinghamshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 72,955 and a turnout of 73.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Clarke, Ken
Majority
15,811
Electorate
72,955
Turnout
73.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 51.2%
LD 21.7%
Lab 20.7%
UKIP 4.1%
Green 2.3%

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 (%)
Clarke, Ken  Con 27,470 51.2 3.1
Khan, Karrar  LD 11,659 21.7 4.4
Clayworth, Andrew  Lab 11,128 20.7 -6.7
Faithfull, Matthew * UKIP 2,179 4.1 1.6
Mallender, Richard * Green 1,251 2.3 -1.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab UKIP Green Oth
2005 48.0% 17.3% 27.4% 2.4% 3.5% 1.3%
2010 51.2% 21.7% 20.7% 4.1% 2.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
131 Rushcliffe 29.5%
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%
183 Rushcliffe 51.2%
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%
27 Rushcliffe 73.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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