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Hertfordshire

Shows the general election results for Hertfordshire, which is a county in East of England. It is comprised of 11 constituencies (showhide). In 2010 it had a total electorate of 811,809 and a turnout of 69.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

Electorate
811,809
Turnout
69.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 50.4%
LD 24.0%
Lab 19.0%
UKIP 3.3%
Green 0.8%
Others 2.5%

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 11 0 0 0 0 0 11
Change +3 0 -3 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 283 135 106 19 5 14 561
% vote 50.4% 24.0% 19.0% 3.3% 0.8% 2.5% 100.0%
Change +6.7% +2.9% -12.6% +0.9% +0.2% +1.8% 0%
Candidates 11 11 11 11 6 24 74
Deposits lost 0 0 0 11 6 24 41

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 43.6% 21.1% 31.5% 2.4% 0.7% 0.7%
2010 50.4% 24.0% 19.0% 3.3% 0.8% 2.5%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2010

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con LD Lab UKIP Green Others
2005 8 0 3 0 0 0
2010 11 0 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.1%
1 Broxbourne 41.2%
2 Hertsmere 37.2%
3 Welwyn Hatfield 35.6%
4 North East Hertfordshire 30.1%
5 Hitchin and Harpenden 27.9%

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: 24.1%
1 Watford 2.6%
2 St Albans 4.4%
3 Stevenage 8.0%
4 South West Hertfordshire 26.3%
5 Hemel Hempstead 27.1%

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: 50.4%
1 Broxbourne 58.8%
2 Welwyn Hatfield 57.0%
3 Hertsmere 56.0%
4 Hitchin and Harpenden 54.6%
5 South West Hertfordshire 54.2%

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: 50.4%
1 Watford 34.9%
2 St Albans 40.8%
3 Stevenage 41.4%
4 Hemel Hempstead 50.0%
5 North East Hertfordshire 53.5%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 69.1%
1 St Albans 75.4%
2 Hitchin and Harpenden 74.1%
3 South West Hertfordshire 72.5%
4 Hertford and Stortford 70.6%
5 North East Hertfordshire 69.8%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 69.1%
1 Broxbourne 64.0%
2 Hertsmere 64.7%
3 Stevenage 64.8%
4 Welwyn Hatfield 68.0%
5 Hemel Hempstead 68.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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