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Witney

Shows the general election results for Witney, which is a constituency in Oxfordshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 78,766 and a turnout of 73.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Cameron, David
Majority
22,740
Electorate
78,766
Turnout
73.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 58.8%
LD 19.4%
Lab 13.0%
Green 4.1%
UKIP 3.5%
MRLP 0.4%
Ind 0.3%
Ind 0.3%
Wessex Reg 0.1%
Ind 0.1%

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 (%)
Cameron, David  Con 33,973 58.8 9.4
Barnes, Dawn  LD 11,233 19.4 -3.1
Goldberg, Joe  Lab 7,511 13.0 -9.4
Macdonald, Stuart * Green 2,385 4.1 1.0
Tolstoy, Nikolai * UKIP 2,001 3.5 0.9
Hope, Howling 'Laud' * MRLP 234 0.4 0.4
Wesson, Paul * Ind 166 0.3 0.3
Cook, Johnnie * Ind 151 0.3 0.3
Bex, Colin * Wessex Reg 62 0.1 0.1
Barschak, Aaron * Ind 53 0.1 0.1
* 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 Green UKIP MRLP Ind Ind Wessex Reg Ind
2005 49.4% 22.6% 22.4% 3.1% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 58.8% 19.4% 13.0% 4.1% 3.5% 0.4% 0.3% 0.3% 0.1% 0.3%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
31 Witney 39.4%
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%
40 Witney 58.8%
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%
30 Witney 73.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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