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South West Norfolk

Shows the general election results for South West Norfolk, which is a constituency in Norfolk. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 73,758 and a turnout of 66.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Truss, Elizabeth
Majority
13,140
Electorate
73,758
Turnout
66.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 48.3%
LD 21.6%
Lab 18.6%
UKIP 6.2%
BNP 3.6%
Green 1.7%

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 (%)
Truss, Elizabeth  Con 23,753 48.3 3.4
Gordon, Stephen  LD 10,613 21.6 2.4
Smith, Peter  Lab 9,119 18.6 -11.4
Hipsey, Kay  UKIP 3,061 6.2 1.5
Pearce, Dennis * BNP 1,774 3.6 3.6
Allen, Lori * Green 830 1.7 1.7
* 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 Oth
2005 45.0% 19.2% 30.0% 4.8% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1%
2010 48.3% 21.6% 18.6% 6.2% 3.6% 1.7% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
179 South West Norfolk 26.7%
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%
273 South West Norfolk 48.3%
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%
271 South West Norfolk 66.6%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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