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Wyre and Preston North

Shows the general election results for Wyre and Preston North, which is a constituency in Lancashire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 70,201 and a turnout of 73.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Wallace, Ben
Majority
15,844
Electorate
70,201
Turnout
73.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 52.4%
LD 21.5%
Lab 21.3%
UKIP 4.8%

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 (%)
Wallace, Ben  Con 26,877 52.4 -2.3
Gallagher, Danny  LD 11,033 21.5 5.4
Smith, Cat  Lab 10,932 21.3 -5.9
Cecil, Nigel * UKIP 2,466 4.8 2.7
* 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
2005 54.7% 16.1% 27.2% 2.1%
2010 52.4% 21.5% 21.3% 4.8%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
110 Wyre and Preston North 30.9%
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%
146 Wyre and Preston North 52.4%
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%
37 Wyre and Preston North 73.1%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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