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Norfolk

Shows the general election results for Norfolk, which is a county in East of England. It is comprised of 9 constituencies (showhide). In 2010 it had a total electorate of 646,376 and a turnout of 67.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

Electorate
646,376
Turnout
67.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 43.1%
LD 27.8%
Lab 19.0%
UKIP 4.6%
Green 3.2%
Others 2.3%

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 7 2 0 0 0 0 9
Change +2 +1 -3 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 189 122 83 20 14 10 438
% vote 43.1% 27.8% 19.0% 4.6% 3.2% 2.3% 100.0%
Change +3.2% +2.4% -11.0% +1.4% +2.1% +1.8% 0%
Candidates 9 9 9 9 9 13 58
Deposits lost 0 0 0 6 8 13 27

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 39.9% 25.4% 30.0% 3.2% 1.1% 0.5%
2010 43.1% 27.8% 19.0% 4.6% 3.2% 2.3%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2010

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con LD Lab UKIP Green Others
2005 5 1 3 0 0 0
2010 7 2 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 North West Norfolk 31.0%
2 Mid Norfolk 27.3%
3 South West Norfolk 26.7%
4 North Norfolk 23.4%
5 South Norfolk 19.9%

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: 18.3%
1 Norwich South 0.7%
2 Norwich North 9.2%
3 Great Yarmouth 9.9%
4 Broadland 13.8%
5 South Norfolk 19.9%

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

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 46.5%
1 North Norfolk 55.5%
2 North West Norfolk 54.2%
3 Mid Norfolk 49.5%
4 South Norfolk 49.3%
5 South West Norfolk 48.3%

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: 46.5%
1 Norwich South 29.4%
2 Norwich North 40.6%
3 Great Yarmouth 43.1%
4 Broadland 46.2%
5 South West Norfolk 48.3%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.8%
1 North Norfolk 73.2%
2 Broadland 72.7%
3 South Norfolk 72.2%
4 Mid Norfolk 68.4%
5 South West Norfolk 66.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 67.8%
1 Great Yarmouth 61.2%
2 Norwich South 64.6%
3 North West Norfolk 65.4%
4 Norwich North 65.7%
5 South West Norfolk 66.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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