Skip to main content
Menu

The Cotswolds

Shows the general election results for The Cotswolds, which is a constituency in Gloucestershire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 76,729 and a turnout of 71.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Clifton-Brown, Geoffrey
Majority
12,864
Electorate
76,729
Turnout
71.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 53.0%
LD 29.6%
Lab 10.7%
UKIP 4.2%
Green 1.7%
Ind 0.8%

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 (%)
Clifton-Brown, Geoffrey  Con 29,075 53.0 3.7
Collins, Mike  LD 16,211 29.6 1.5
Dempsey, Mark  Lab 5,886 10.7 -7.9
Blake, Adrian * UKIP 2,292 4.2 1.0
Lister, Kevin * Green 940 1.7 1.7
Steel, Alex * Ind 428 0.8 0.8
* 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 Ind Oth
2005 49.4% 28.1% 18.6% 3.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
2010 53.0% 29.6% 10.7% 4.2% 1.7% 0.8% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
234 The Cotswolds 23.5%
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.

View full list
Highest winning vote share % Average: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
124 The Cotswolds 53.0%
650 Norwich South 29.4%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

View full list
Highest % turnout Average: 65.1%
1 East Renfrewshire 77.3%
87 The Cotswolds 71.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

View full list