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West Suffolk

Shows the general election results for West Suffolk, which is a constituency in Suffolk. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 74,374 and a turnout of 64.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Hancock, Matthew
Majority
13,050
Electorate
74,374
Turnout
64.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 50.6%
LD 23.4%
Lab 14.7%
UKIP 6.4%
BNP 3.0%
Ind 1.1%
CPA 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 (%)
Hancock, Matthew  Con 24,312 50.6 1.7
Brooks-Gordon, Belinda  LD 11,262 23.4 6.2
Ahmed, Abul  Lab 7,089 14.7 -14.2
Smith, Ian  UKIP 3,085 6.4 1.5
Johns, Ramon * BNP 1,428 3.0 3.0
Appleby, Andrew * Ind 540 1.1 1.1
Young, Colin * CPA 373 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 BNP Ind CPA
2005 48.9% 17.2% 29.0% 4.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 50.6% 23.4% 14.7% 6.4% 3.0% 1.1% 0.8%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
176 West Suffolk 27.1%
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%
196 West Suffolk 50.6%
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%
364 West Suffolk 64.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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