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Tewkesbury

Shows the general election results for Tewkesbury, which is a constituency in Gloucestershire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 76,655 and a turnout of 70.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Robertson, Laurence
Majority
6,310
Electorate
76,655
Turnout
70.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 47.2%
LD 35.5%
Lab 11.6%
UKIP 4.1%
Green 1.0%
MRLP 0.6%

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 (%)
Robertson, Laurence  Con 25,472 47.2 -1.0
Cameron, Alistair  LD 19,162 35.5 7.1
Emmerson, Stuart  Lab 6,253 11.6 -8.7
Jones, Brian * UKIP 2,230 4.1 4.1
Sidford, Matthew * Green 525 1.0 -2.2
Ridgeon, George * MRLP 319 0.6 0.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab UKIP Green MRLP
2005 48.2% 28.4% 20.3% 0.0% 3.1% 0.0%
2010 47.2% 35.5% 11.6% 4.1% 1.0% 0.6%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
423 Tewkesbury 11.7%
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%
311 Tewkesbury 47.2%
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%
126 Tewkesbury 70.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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