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Shrewsbury and Atcham

Shows the general election results for Shrewsbury and Atcham, which is a constituency in Shropshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 75,446 and a turnout of 70.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Kawczynski, Daniel
Majority
7,944
Electorate
75,446
Turnout
70.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 43.9%
LD 29.0%
Lab 20.6%
UKIP 3.1%
BNP 2.2%
Green 1.1%
Impact 0.2%

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 (%)
Kawczynski, Daniel  Con 23,313 43.9 17.6
West, Charles  LD 15,369 29.0 12.2
Tandy, Jon  Lab 10,915 20.6 -25.6
Lewis, Peter * UKIP 1,627 3.1 -0.6
Whittall, James * BNP 1,168 2.2 2.2
Whittaker, Alan * Green 565 1.1 -1.0
Gollings, James * Impact 88 0.2 0.2
* 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 BNP Green Impact Oth
2005 26.3% 16.7% 46.2% 3.7% 0.0% 2.0% 0.0% 5.0%
2010 43.9% 29.0% 20.6% 3.1% 2.2% 1.1% 0.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
354 Shrewsbury and Atcham 15.0%
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%
419 Shrewsbury and Atcham 43.9%
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%
128 Shrewsbury and Atcham 70.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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