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Southampton, Test

Shows the general election results for Southampton, Test, which is a constituency in Hampshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 71,931 and a turnout of 61.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Whitehead, Alan
Majority
2,413
Electorate
71,931
Turnout
61.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 38.5%
Con 33.0%
LD 22.3%
UKIP 3.9%
Green 2.0%
Ind 0.3%

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 (%)
Whitehead, Alan  Lab 17,001 38.5 24.7
Moulton, Jeremy  Con 14,588 33.0 -1.8
Callaghan, David  LD 9,865 22.3 -24.9
Hingston, Pearline * UKIP 1,726 3.9 -0.2
Bluemel, Chris * Green 881 2.0 2.0
Sanderson, Charles * Ind 126 0.3 0.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Green Ind
2005 13.8% 34.8% 47.3% 4.1% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 38.5% 33.0% 22.3% 3.9% 2.0% 0.3%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
546 Southampton, Test 5.5%
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%
582 Southampton, Test 38.5%
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%
488 Southampton, Test 61.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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