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Telford

Shows the general election results for Telford, which is a constituency in Shropshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 65,061 and a turnout of 63.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Wright, David
Majority
978
Electorate
65,061
Turnout
63.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 38.7%
Con 36.3%
LD 15.5%
UKIP 5.9%
BNP 3.7%

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 (%)
Wright, David  Lab 15,974 38.7 -9.5
Biggins, Tom  Con 14,996 36.3 3.2
Bennion, Phillip  LD 6,399 15.5 1.4
Allen, Denis  UKIP 2,428 5.9 1.2
Spencer, Phil * BNP 1,513 3.7 3.7
* 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 BNP
2005 48.1% 33.1% 14.1% 4.6% 0.0%
2010 38.7% 36.3% 15.5% 5.9% 3.7%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
607 Telford 2.4%
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%
576 Telford 38.7%
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%
408 Telford 63.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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