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South Leicestershire

Shows the general election results for South Leicestershire, which is a constituency in Leicestershire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 76,633 and a turnout of 71.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Robathan, Andrew
Majority
15,524
Electorate
76,633
Turnout
71.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 49.5%
LD 21.0%
Lab 20.9%
BNP 5.0%
UKIP 3.6%

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 (%)
Robathan, Andrew  Con 27,000 49.5 4.1
Ayesh, Aladdin  LD 11,476 21.0 2.0
Gimson, Sally  Lab 11,392 20.9 -8.8
Preston, Paul * BNP 2,721 5.0 5.0
Williams, John * UKIP 1,988 3.6 1.2
* 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 BNP UKIP Oth
2005 45.4% 19.0% 29.6% 0.0% 2.4% 3.5%
2010 49.5% 21.0% 20.9% 5.0% 3.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
148 South Leicestershire 28.4%
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%
231 South Leicestershire 49.5%
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%
95 South Leicestershire 71.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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