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Tamworth

Shows the general election results for Tamworth, which is a constituency in Staffordshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 71,962 and a turnout of 64.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Pincher, Chris
Majority
6,090
Electorate
71,962
Turnout
64.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 45.8%
Lab 32.7%
LD 16.2%
UKIP 4.9%
Christian 0.5%

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 (%)
Pincher, Chris  Con 21,238 45.8 8.7
Jenkins, Brian  Lab 15,148 32.7 -10.3
Pinkett, Jenny  LD 7,516 16.2 2.1
Smith, Paul * UKIP 2,253 4.9 2.1
Detheridge, Charlene * Christian 235 0.5 0.5
* 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 Christian Oth
2005 37.1% 43.0% 14.1% 2.8% 0.0% 3.0%
2010 45.8% 32.7% 16.2% 4.9% 0.5% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
389 Tamworth 13.1%
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%
358 Tamworth 45.8%
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%
369 Tamworth 64.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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