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Saffron Walden

Shows the general election results for Saffron Walden, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 76,035 and a turnout of 71.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Haselhurst, Alan
Majority
15,242
Electorate
76,035
Turnout
71.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 55.5%
LD 27.4%
Lab 9.7%
UKIP 4.1%
BNP 1.9%
Green 1.4%

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 (%)
Haselhurst, Alan  Con 30,155 55.5 4.6
Wilcock, Peter  LD 14,913 27.4 -2.2
Light, Barbara  Lab 5,288 9.7 -4.5
Lord, Roger * UKIP 2,228 4.1 1.4
Mitchell, Chrissie * BNP 1,050 1.9 1.9
Stannard, Karmel * Green 735 1.4 1.4
* 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 Green Oth
2005 50.8% 29.6% 14.2% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 2.7%
2010 55.5% 27.4% 9.7% 4.1% 1.9% 1.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
158 Saffron Walden 28.0%
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%
81 Saffron Walden 55.5%
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%
83 Saffron Walden 71.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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