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The Wrekin

Shows the general election results for The Wrekin, which is a constituency in Shropshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 65,544 and a turnout of 70.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Pritchard, Mark
Majority
9,450
Electorate
65,544
Turnout
70.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 47.7%
Lab 27.1%
LD 17.4%
UKIP 4.5%
BNP 3.3%

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 (%)
Pritchard, Mark  Con 21,922 47.7 5.6
Kalinauckas, Paul  Lab 12,472 27.1 -12.1
Cameron-Daw, Alyson  LD 8,019 17.4 2.4
Hurst, Malcolm * UKIP 2,050 4.5 0.9
Harwood, Susan * BNP 1,505 3.3 3.3
* 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 BNP
2005 42.1% 39.3% 15.0% 3.6% 0.0%
2010 47.7% 27.1% 17.4% 4.5% 3.3%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
274 The Wrekin 20.6%
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%
293 The Wrekin 47.7%
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%
134 The Wrekin 70.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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