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South Norfolk

Shows the general election results for South Norfolk, which is a constituency in Norfolk. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 76,179 and a turnout of 72.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Bacon, Richard
Majority
10,940
Electorate
76,179
Turnout
72.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 49.3%
LD 29.4%
Lab 13.2%
UKIP 4.2%
BNP 2.0%
Green 1.8%

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 (%)
Bacon, Richard  Con 27,133 49.3 5.2
Howe, Jacqueline  LD 16,193 29.4 -1.3
Castle, Mick  Lab 7,252 13.2 -9.0
Heasley, Evan * UKIP 2,329 4.2 1.4
Mitchell, Helen * BNP 1,086 2.0 2.0
Willcott, Jo * Green 1,000 1.8 1.8
* 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 Green
2005 44.2% 30.8% 22.2% 2.8% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 49.3% 29.4% 13.2% 4.2% 2.0% 1.8%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
286 South Norfolk 19.9%
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%
237 South Norfolk 49.3%
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%
63 South Norfolk 72.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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