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South Derbyshire

Shows the general election results for South Derbyshire, which is a constituency in Derbyshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 70,608 and a turnout of 71.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Wheeler, Heather
Majority
7,128
Electorate
70,608
Turnout
71.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 45.5%
Lab 31.4%
LD 15.9%
BNP 4.3%
UKIP 2.4%
SLP 0.5%

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 (%)
Wheeler, Heather  Con 22,935 45.5 8.1
Edwards, Michael  Lab 15,807 31.4 -11.5
Diouf, Alexis  LD 8,012 15.9 3.0
Jarvis, Peter * BNP 2,193 4.3 4.3
Swabey, Charles * UKIP 1,206 2.4 2.4
Liversuch, Paul * SLP 266 0.5 0.5
* 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 SLP Oth
2005 37.4% 42.9% 12.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 6.9%
2010 45.5% 31.4% 15.9% 4.3% 2.4% 0.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
366 South Derbyshire 14.1%
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%
370 South Derbyshire 45.5%
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%
89 South Derbyshire 71.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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