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South Suffolk

Shows the general election results for South Suffolk, which is a constituency in Suffolk. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 72,498 and a turnout of 70.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Yeo, Tim
Majority
8,689
Electorate
72,498
Turnout
70.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 47.7%
LD 30.8%
Lab 14.3%
UKIP 7.1%

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 (%)
Yeo, Tim  Con 24,550 47.7 5.7
Bennett, Nigel  LD 15,861 30.8 2.4
Bishton, Emma  Lab 7,368 14.3 -10.1
Campbell Bannerman, David  UKIP 3,637 7.1 2.0

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab UKIP
2005 42.1% 28.4% 24.5% 5.0%
2010 47.7% 30.8% 14.3% 7.1%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
328 South Suffolk 16.9%
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%
291 South Suffolk 47.7%
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%
107 South Suffolk 70.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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