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South West Hertfordshire

Shows the general election results for South West Hertfordshire, which is a constituency in Hertfordshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 78,248 and a turnout of 72.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Gauke, David
Majority
14,920
Electorate
78,248
Turnout
72.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 54.2%
LD 27.9%
Lab 11.5%
UKIP 2.6%
BNP 2.3%
Ind 1.5%

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 (%)
Gauke, David  Con 30,773 54.2 7.2
Rodden, Colin  LD 15,853 27.9 -2.1
Mann, Harinder  Lab 6,526 11.5 -9.3
Benson, Mark * UKIP 1,450 2.6 0.3
Gates, Deirdre * BNP 1,302 2.3 2.3
Hannaway, James * Ind 846 1.5 1.5
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab UKIP BNP Ind
2005 47.0% 30.0% 20.8% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 54.2% 27.9% 11.5% 2.6% 2.3% 1.5%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
187 South West Hertfordshire 26.3%
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%
98 South West Hertfordshire 54.2%
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%
52 South West Hertfordshire 72.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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