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Sutton and Cheam

Shows the general election results for Sutton and Cheam, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 66,658 and a turnout of 72.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Burstow, Paul
Majority
1,608
Electorate
66,658
Turnout
72.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 45.7%
Con 42.4%
Lab 7.0%
BNP 2.1%
UKIP 2.0%
Green 0.5%
Eng Dem 0.2%
CPA 0.1%
Libertaria 0.1%
Ind 0.0%

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 (%)
Burstow, Paul  LD 22,156 45.7 -1.2
Stroud, Philippa  Con 20,548 42.4 1.7
Allen, Kathy  Lab 3,376 7.0 -4.9
Clarke, John * BNP 1,014 2.1 2.1
Pickles, David * UKIP 950 2.0 2.0
Hickson, Peter * Green 246 0.5 0.5
Dodds, John * Eng Dem 106 0.2 0.2
Connolly, Matthew * CPA 52 0.1 0.1
Cullip, Martin * Libertaria 41 0.1 0.1
Hammond, Brian * Ind 19 0.0 0.0
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Con Lab BNP UKIP Green Eng Dem CPA Libertaria Ind Oth
2005 46.9% 40.6% 11.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
2010 45.7% 42.4% 7.0% 2.1% 2.0% 0.5% 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
594 Sutton and Cheam 3.3%
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%
364 Sutton and Cheam 45.7%
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%
44 Sutton and Cheam 72.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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