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Skipton and Ripon

Shows the general election results for Skipton and Ripon, which is a constituency in North Yorkshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 77,381 and a turnout of 70.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Smith, Julian
Majority
9,950
Electorate
77,381
Turnout
70.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 50.6%
LD 32.4%
Lab 10.0%
UKIP 3.5%
BNP 2.6%
Ind 0.6%
Youth 0.2%
Youth 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 (%)
Smith, Julian  Con 27,685 50.6 11.5
Flynn, Helen  LD 17,735 32.4 12.8
Hazelgrove, Claire  Lab 5,498 10.0 -28.6
Mills, Rodney * UKIP 1,909 3.5 1.3
Allen, Bernard * BNP 1,403 2.6 2.6
Bell, Roger * Ind 315 0.6 0.6
Gilligan, Dylan * Youth 95 0.2 0.2
Leakey, Robert * Youth 84 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 Ind Youth Youth Oth
2005 39.1% 19.6% 38.6% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2010 50.6% 32.4% 10.0% 3.5% 2.6% 0.6% 0.2% 0.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
307 Skipton and Ripon 18.2%
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%
194 Skipton and Ripon 50.6%
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%
111 Skipton and Ripon 70.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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