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Sherwood

Shows the general election results for Sherwood, which is a constituency in Nottinghamshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 71,443 and a turnout of 68.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Spencer, Mark
Majority
214
Electorate
71,443
Turnout
68.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 39.2%
Lab 38.8%
LD 14.9%
BNP 3.6%
UKIP 3.0%
Ind 0.4%

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 (%)
Spencer, Mark  Con 19,211 39.2 -10.8
Oldknow, Emilie  Lab 18,997 38.8 20.5
Moore, Kevin  LD 7,283 14.9 -11.7
North, James * BNP 1,754 3.6 3.6
Parker, Margot * UKIP 1,490 3.0 -1.6
Swan, Russ * Ind 219 0.4 0.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD BNP UKIP Ind Oth
2005 50.0% 18.3% 26.6% 0.0% 4.6% 0.0% 0.6%
2010 39.2% 38.8% 14.9% 3.6% 3.0% 0.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
636 Sherwood 0.4%
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%
559 Sherwood 39.2%
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%
193 Sherwood 68.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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