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Tunbridge Wells

Shows the general election results for Tunbridge Wells, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 73,855 and a turnout of 68.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Clark, Greg
Majority
15,576
Electorate
73,855
Turnout
68.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 56.2%
LD 25.3%
Lab 10.8%
UKIP 4.1%
Green 1.8%
BNP 1.4%
Ind 0.3%

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 (%)
Clark, Greg  Con 28,302 56.2 5.5
Hallas, David  LD 12,726 25.3 0.0
Heather, Gary  Lab 5,448 10.8 -9.6
Webb, Victor * UKIP 2,054 4.1 0.6
Dawe, Hazel * Green 914 1.8 1.8
McBride, Andrew * BNP 704 1.4 1.4
Bradbury, Farel * Ind 172 0.3 0.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab UKIP Green BNP Ind
2005 50.8% 25.3% 20.5% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 56.2% 25.3% 10.8% 4.1% 1.8% 1.4% 0.3%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
108 Tunbridge Wells 31.0%
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%
65 Tunbridge Wells 56.2%
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%
208 Tunbridge Wells 68.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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