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Weston-super-Mare

Shows the general election results for Weston-super-Mare, which is a constituency in Avon. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 78,487 and a turnout of 67.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Penrose, John
Majority
2,691
Electorate
78,487
Turnout
67.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 44.3%
LD 39.2%
Lab 10.9%
UKIP 2.7%
BNP 2.1%
Eng Dem 0.5%
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 (%)
Penrose, John  Con 23,356 44.3 4.0
Bell, Mike  LD 20,665 39.2 3.1
Bradley, David  Lab 5,772 10.9 -7.7
Spencer, Paul * UKIP 1,406 2.7 0.2
Parsons, Peryn * BNP 1,098 2.1 2.1
Peverelle, John * Eng Dem 275 0.5 0.5
Satch, Steve * Ind 144 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 BNP Eng Dem Ind Oth
2005 40.3% 36.1% 18.7% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4%
2010 44.3% 39.2% 10.9% 2.7% 2.1% 0.5% 0.3% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
558 Weston-super-Mare 5.1%
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%
411 Weston-super-Mare 44.3%
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%
253 Weston-super-Mare 67.2%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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