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Hereford & Worcester

Shows the general election results for Hereford & Worcester, which is a county in West Midlands. It is comprised of 8 constituencies (showhide). In 2010 it had a total electorate of 573,076 and a turnout of 69.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

Electorate
573,076
Turnout
69.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 45.9%
LD 25.3%
Lab 16.7%
UKIP 4.2%
Green 1.0%
Others 6.8%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

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

Party Con LD Lab UKIP Green Others Total
Seats won 8 0 0 0 0 0 8
Change +4 -1 -2 0 0 -1 0%
Votes (000s) 182 100 66 17 4 27 396
% vote 45.9% 25.3% 16.7% 4.2% 1.0% 6.8% 100.0%
Change +2.9% +3.5% -7.7% +1.1% -0.4% +0.6% 0%
Candidates 8 8 8 8 5 17 54
Deposits lost 0 0 0 5 5 16 26

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 42.9% 21.8% 24.5% 3.2% 1.4% 6.2%
2010 45.9% 25.3% 16.7% 4.2% 1.0% 6.8%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2010

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con LD Lab UKIP Green Others
2005 4 1 2 0 0 1
2010 8 0 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 14.6%
1 Mid Worcestershire 31.1%
2 Bromsgrove 21.9%
3 North Herefordshire 20.8%
4 Redditch 13.2%
5 West Worcestershire 12.5%

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

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 14.6%
1 Hereford and South Herefordshire 5.1%
2 Wyre Forest 5.2%
3 Worcester 6.1%
4 West Worcestershire 12.5%
5 Redditch 13.2%

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: 45.9%
1 Mid Worcestershire 54.5%
2 North Herefordshire 51.8%
3 West Worcestershire 50.3%
4 Hereford and South Herefordshire 46.2%
5 Bromsgrove 43.7%

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: 45.9%
1 Wyre Forest 36.9%
2 Worcester 39.5%
3 Redditch 43.5%
4 Bromsgrove 43.7%
5 Hereford and South Herefordshire 46.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 69.2%
1 West Worcestershire 74.3%
2 North Herefordshire 71.1%
3 Bromsgrove 70.7%
4 Mid Worcestershire 70.6%
5 Worcester 67.2%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 69.2%
1 Redditch 66.1%
2 Wyre Forest 66.3%
3 Hereford and South Herefordshire 67.2%
4 Worcester 67.2%
5 Mid Worcestershire 70.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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