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Rutland and Melton

Shows the general election results for Rutland and Melton, which is a constituency in Leicestershire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 77,185 and a turnout of 71.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Duncan, Alan
Majority
14,000
Electorate
77,185
Turnout
71.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 51.1%
LD 25.8%
Lab 14.3%
UKIP 4.6%
BNP 3.2%
Ind 1.1%

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 (%)
Duncan, Alan  Con 28,228 51.1 -0.1
Hudson, Grahame  LD 14,228 25.8 7.2
Morgan, John  Lab 7,893 14.3 -10.6
Baker, Peter * UKIP 2,526 4.6 1.4
Addison, Keith * BNP 1,757 3.2 3.2
Higgins, Leigh * Ind 588 1.1 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 LD Lab UKIP BNP Ind Oth
2005 51.2% 18.6% 24.9% 3.2% 0.0% 0.0% 2.1%
2010 51.1% 25.8% 14.3% 4.6% 3.2% 1.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
199 Rutland and Melton 25.4%
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%
184 Rutland and Melton 51.1%
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%
81 Rutland and Melton 71.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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