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Wantage

Shows the general election results for Wantage, which is a constituency in Oxfordshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 80,456 and a turnout of 70%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Vaizey, Edward
Majority
13,547
Electorate
80,456
Turnout
70%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 52.0%
LD 27.9%
Lab 13.9%
UKIP 4.3%
Green 1.9%

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 (%)
Vaizey, Edward  Con 29,284 52.0 8.9
Armitage, Alan  LD 15,737 27.9 0.3
Mitchell, Steven  Lab 7,855 13.9 -10.0
Jones, Jacqueline * UKIP 2,421 4.3 2.8
Twine, Adam * Green 1,044 1.9 -0.7
* 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 Oth
2005 43.1% 27.6% 24.0% 1.5% 2.6% 1.2%
2010 52.0% 27.9% 13.9% 4.3% 1.9% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
215 Wantage 24.0%
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%
158 Wantage 52.0%
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%
137 Wantage 70.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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