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Stevenage

Shows the general election results for Stevenage, which is a constituency in Hertfordshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 68,937 and a turnout of 64.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
McPartland, Stephen
Majority
3,578
Electorate
68,937
Turnout
64.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 41.4%
Lab 33.4%
LD 16.6%
UKIP 4.5%
BNP 2.3%
Eng Dem 0.8%
NCDMV 0.7%
Ind 0.2%
YRDPL 0.1%

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 (%)
McPartland, Stephen  Con 18,491 41.4 6.4
Taylor, Sharon  Lab 14,913 33.4 -9.7
Davies, Julia  LD 7,432 16.6 -1.7
Mason, Marion * UKIP 2,004 4.5 1.4
Green, Michael * BNP 1,007 2.3 2.3
Vickers, Charles * Eng Dem 366 0.8 0.8
Phillips, Stephen * NCDMV 327 0.7 0.7
Cox, David * Ind 80 0.2 0.2
Ralph, Andrew * YRDPL 31 0.1 0.1
* 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 Eng Dem NCDMV Ind YRDPL Oth
2005 35.0% 43.1% 18.4% 3.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
2010 41.4% 33.4% 16.6% 4.5% 2.3% 0.8% 0.7% 0.2% 0.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
493 Stevenage 8.0%
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%
495 Stevenage 41.4%
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%
356 Stevenage 64.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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