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Worthing West

Shows the general election results for Worthing West, which is a constituency in West Sussex. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 75,945 and a turnout of 64.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Bottomley, Peter
Majority
11,729
Electorate
75,945
Turnout
64.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 51.7%
LD 27.9%
Lab 11.8%
UKIP 6.0%
Green 2.0%
Christian 0.6%

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 (%)
Bottomley, Peter  Con 25,416 51.7 4.1
Thorpe, Hazel  LD 13,687 27.9 1.1
Ross, Ian  Lab 5,800 11.8 -7.4
Wallace, John  UKIP 2,924 6.0 0.7
Aherne, David * Green 996 2.0 2.0
Dearsley, Stuart * Christian 300 0.6 0.6
* 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 Christian Oth
2005 47.6% 26.7% 19.2% 5.3% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1%
2010 51.7% 27.9% 11.8% 6.0% 2.0% 0.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
218 Worthing West 23.9%
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%
165 Worthing West 51.7%
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%
361 Worthing West 64.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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