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Wyre Forest

Shows the general election results for Wyre Forest, which is a constituency in Hereford & Worcester. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 76,713 and a turnout of 66.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Gain
Garnier, Mark
Majority
2,643
Electorate
76,713
Turnout
66.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 36.9%
ICHC 31.7%
Lab 14.3%
LD 11.9%
UKIP 2.9%
BNP 2.2%

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 (%)
Garnier, Mark  Con 18,793 36.9 7.8
Taylor, Richard  ICHC 16,150 31.7 31.7
Knowles, Nigel  Lab 7,298 14.3 -8.2
Farmer, Neville  LD 6,040 11.9 10.6
Wrench, Michael * UKIP 1,498 2.9 0.6
Howells, Gordon * BNP 1,120 2.2 2.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con ICHC Lab LD UKIP BNP Ind Oth
2005 29.1% 0.0% 22.6% 1.3% 2.3% 0.0% 38.6% 6.1%
2010 36.9% 31.7% 14.3% 11.9% 2.9% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
556 Wyre Forest 5.2%
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%
613 Wyre Forest 36.9%
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%
287 Wyre Forest 66.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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