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South West Wiltshire

Shows the general election results for South West Wiltshire, which is a constituency in Wiltshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 71,647 and a turnout of 68.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Murrison, Andrew
Majority
10,367
Electorate
71,647
Turnout
68.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 51.7%
LD 30.5%
Lab 11.5%
UKIP 5.5%
Ind 0.9%

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 (%)
Murrison, Andrew  Con 25,321 51.7 2.5
Carbin, Trevor  LD 14,954 30.5 0.3
Rennison, Rebecca  Lab 5,613 11.5 -5.7
Cuthbert-Murray, Michael  UKIP 2,684 5.5 2.0
Black, Crispin * Ind 446 0.9 0.9
* 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 Ind
2005 49.1% 30.3% 17.2% 3.5% 0.0%
2010 51.7% 30.5% 11.5% 5.5% 0.9%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
267 South West Wiltshire 21.1%
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%
170 South West Wiltshire 51.7%
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%
198 South West Wiltshire 68.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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