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Sittingbourne and Sheppey

Shows the general election results for Sittingbourne and Sheppey, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 75,855 and a turnout of 64%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Henderson, Gordon
Majority
12,383
Electorate
75,855
Turnout
64%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 50.0%
Lab 24.6%
LD 16.4%
UKIP 5.4%
BNP 2.7%
MRLP 0.7%
Ind 0.3%

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 (%)
Henderson, Gordon  Con 24,313 50.0 8.2
Harrison, Angela  Lab 11,930 24.6 2.8
Nevols, Keith  LD 7,943 16.4 -13.8
Davison, Ian  UKIP 2,610 5.4 2.9
Tames, Lawrence * BNP 1,305 2.7 2.7
Young, Mad Mike * MRLP 319 0.7 0.7
Cassidy, David * Ind 158 0.3 0.3
* 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 MRLP Ind Green Oth
2005 41.8% 21.8% 30.2% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.5% 1.2%
2010 50.0% 24.6% 16.4% 5.4% 2.7% 0.7% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
195 Sittingbourne and Sheppey 25.5%
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%
215 Sittingbourne and Sheppey 50.0%
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%
385 Sittingbourne and Sheppey 64.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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