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Stafford

Shows the general election results for Stafford, which is a constituency in Staffordshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 70,667 and a turnout of 71.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Lefroy, Jeremy
Majority
5,460
Electorate
70,667
Turnout
71.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 43.9%
Lab 33.0%
LD 16.3%
UKIP 3.4%
BNP 2.2%
Green 1.1%

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 (%)
Lefroy, Jeremy  Con 22,047 43.9 4.7
Kidney, David  Lab 16,587 33.0 -10.2
Stamp, Barry  LD 8,211 16.3 2.0
Goode, Roy * UKIP 1,727 3.4 0.1
Hynde, Roland * BNP 1,103 2.2 2.2
Shone, Mike * Green 564 1.1 1.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP BNP Green
2005 39.2% 43.2% 14.3% 3.3% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 43.9% 33.0% 16.3% 3.4% 2.2% 1.1%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
440 Stafford 10.9%
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%
420 Stafford 43.9%
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%
100 Stafford 71.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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