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South Basildon and East Thurrock

Shows the general election results for South Basildon and East Thurrock, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 71,874 and a turnout of 62.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Metcalfe, Stephen
Majority
5,772
Electorate
71,874
Turnout
62.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 43.9%
Lab 31.0%
LD 13.4%
UKIP 5.9%
BNP 5.6%
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 (%)
Metcalfe, Stephen  Con 19,624 43.9 5.3
Smith, Angela  Lab 13,852 31.0 -9.7
Williams, Geoff  LD 5,977 13.4 2.8
Smith, Kerry  UKIP 2,639 5.9 3.3
Roberts, Christopher  BNP 2,518 5.6 5.6
X, N. * Ind 125 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 Ind Oth Green
2005 38.5% 40.7% 10.6% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0% 6.1% 1.6%
2010 43.9% 31.0% 13.4% 5.9% 5.6% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
393 South Basildon and East Thurrock 12.9%
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%
422 South Basildon and East Thurrock 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%
464 South Basildon and East Thurrock 62.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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