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Winchester

Shows the general election results for Winchester, which is a constituency in Hampshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 73,805 and a turnout of 75.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Brine, Steve
Majority
3,048
Electorate
73,805
Turnout
75.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 48.5%
LD 43.1%
Lab 5.5%
UKIP 2.0%
Eng Dem 0.9%

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 (%)
Brine, Steve  Con 27,155 48.5 11.2
Tod, Martin  LD 24,107 43.1 -7.0
Davies, Patrick  Lab 3,051 5.5 -3.9
Penn-Bull, Jocelyn * UKIP 1,139 2.0 -0.2
Lancaster, Mark * Eng Dem 503 0.9 0.9
* 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 Eng Dem Oth
2005 37.3% 50.0% 9.3% 2.2% 0.0% 1.1%
2010 48.5% 43.1% 5.5% 2.0% 0.9% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
547 Winchester 5.4%
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%
261 Winchester 48.5%
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%
4 Winchester 75.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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