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Hampshire

Shows the general election results for Hampshire, which is a county in South East. It is comprised of 18 constituencies (showhide). In 2010 it had a total electorate of 1,304,594 and a turnout of 67.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

Electorate
1,304,594
Turnout
67.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 49.5%
LD 29.7%
Lab 14.9%
UKIP 3.9%
Green 0.7%
Others 1.3%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Party Con LD Lab UKIP Green Others Total
Seats won 14 2 2 0 0 0 18
Change +2 -3 +1 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 436 262 131 34 6 11 880
% vote 49.5% 29.7% 14.9% 3.9% 0.7% 1.3% 100.0%
Change +5.8% -1.3% -6.1% +0.8% +0.1% +0.8% 0%
Candidates 18 18 18 18 8 26 106
Deposits lost 0 0 0 14 8 26 48

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab UKIP Green Others
2005 43.7% 31.1% 21.0% 3.1% 0.6% 0.5%
2010 49.5% 29.7% 14.9% 3.9% 0.7% 1.3%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2010

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con LD Lab UKIP Green Others
2005 12 5 1 0 0 0
2010 14 2 2 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 20.4%
1 New Forest West 35.5%
2 North East Hampshire 35.1%
3 North West Hampshire 34.9%
4 Fareham 31.5%
5 Gosport 30.7%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 20.4%
1 Southampton, Itchen 0.4%
2 Winchester 5.4%
3 Southampton, Test 5.5%
4 Eastleigh 7.2%
5 Romsey and Southampton North 8.5%

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: 50.8%
1 North East Hampshire 60.6%
2 New Forest West 58.8%
3 North West Hampshire 58.3%
4 East Hampshire 56.8%
5 Meon Valley 56.2%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Lowest winning vote share % Average: 50.8%
1 Southampton, Itchen 36.8%
2 Southampton, Test 38.5%
3 Portsmouth North 44.3%
4 Portsmouth South 45.9%
5 Eastleigh 46.5%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.5%
1 Winchester 75.8%
2 North East Hampshire 73.3%
3 Meon Valley 72.7%
4 Romsey and Southampton North 71.8%
5 Fareham 71.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 67.5%
1 Portsmouth South 58.7%
2 Southampton, Itchen 59.6%
3 Southampton, Test 61.4%
4 Portsmouth North 62.7%
5 Havant 63.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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