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Selby and Ainsty

Shows the general election results for Selby and Ainsty, which is a constituency in North Yorkshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 72,804 and a turnout of 71.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Adams, Nigel
Majority
12,265
Electorate
72,804
Turnout
71.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 49.4%
Lab 25.7%
LD 17.7%
UKIP 3.2%
BNP 2.7%
Eng Dem 1.3%

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 (%)
Adams, Nigel  Con 25,562 49.4 35.0
Marshall, Jan  Lab 13,297 25.7 -28.3
Holvey, Thomas  LD 9,180 17.7 -3.6
Haley, Darren * UKIP 1,635 3.2 0.8
Lorriman, Duncan * BNP 1,377 2.7 2.7
Michael, Graham * Eng Dem 677 1.3 1.3
* 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 UKIP BNP Eng Dem Oth Green
2005 14.4% 54.1% 21.4% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 4.2% 3.7%
2010 49.4% 25.7% 17.7% 3.2% 2.7% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
228 Selby and Ainsty 23.7%
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%
236 Selby and Ainsty 49.4%
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%
103 Selby and Ainsty 71.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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