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Nottinghamshire

Shows the general election results for Nottinghamshire, which is a county in East Midlands. It is comprised of 11 constituencies (showhide). In 2010 it had a total electorate of 782,408 and a turnout of 65.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

Electorate
782,408
Turnout
65.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 37.0%
Con 35.9%
LD 19.2%
UKIP 3.4%
Green 0.6%
Others 3.8%

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 Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others Total
Seats won 7 4 0 0 0 0 11
Change -1 +1 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 188 183 98 17 3 19 509
% vote 37.0% 35.9% 19.2% 3.4% 0.6% 3.8% 100.0%
Change -4.2% +1.1% +1.7% +1.3% -0.2% +0.5% 0%
Candidates 11 11 11 11 4 13 61
Deposits lost 0 0 0 10 4 10 24

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others
2005 41.3% 34.8% 17.5% 2.1% 0.9% 3.3%
2010 37.0% 35.9% 19.2% 3.4% 0.6% 3.8%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2010

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others
2005 8 3 0 0 0 0
2010 7 4 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.9%
1 Newark 31.5%
2 Rushcliffe 29.5%
3 Nottingham North 23.7%
4 Nottingham East 21.0%
5 Bassetlaw 16.6%

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: 12.9%
1 Ashfield 0.4%
2 Sherwood 0.4%
3 Broxtowe 0.7%
4 Gedling 3.9%
5 Nottingham South 4.3%

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: 43.5%
1 Newark 53.9%
2 Rushcliffe 51.2%
3 Bassetlaw 50.5%
4 Nottingham North 48.6%
5 Nottingham East 45.4%

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: 43.5%
1 Ashfield 33.7%
2 Nottingham South 37.3%
3 Mansfield 38.7%
4 Broxtowe 39.0%
5 Sherwood 39.2%

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 Rushcliffe 73.6%
2 Broxtowe 73.2%
3 Newark 71.4%
4 Sherwood 68.5%
5 Gedling 68.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 65.1%
1 Nottingham North 54.2%
2 Nottingham East 56.4%
3 Mansfield 60.4%
4 Nottingham South 60.5%
5 Ashfield 62.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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