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Oxfordshire

Shows the general election results for Oxfordshire, which is a county in South East. It is comprised of 6 constituencies (showhide). In 2010 it had a total electorate of 485,085 and a turnout of 68.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

Electorate
485,085
Turnout
68.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 47.2%
Lab 18.0%
LD 28.0%
UKIP 3.5%
Green 2.5%
Others 0.8%

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 Lab LD UKIP Green Others Total
Seats won 5 1 0 0 0 0 6
Change +1 0 -1 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 157 60 93 12 8 3 332
% vote 47.2% 18.0% 28.0% 3.5% 2.5% 0.8% 100.0%
Change +6.3% -5.4% -0.9% +1.5% -0.9% -0.7% 0%
Candidates 6 6 6 6 6 10 40
Deposits lost 0 0 0 6 6 10 22

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP Green Others
2005 40.9% 23.4% 29.0% 2.0% 3.3% 1.5%
2010 47.2% 18.0% 28.0% 3.5% 2.5% 0.8%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2010

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP Green Others
2005 4 1 1 0 0 0
2010 5 1 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 22.8%
1 Witney 39.4%
2 Banbury 32.4%
3 Henley 31.0%
4 Wantage 24.0%
5 Oxford East 8.9%

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: 22.8%
1 Oxford West and Abingdon 0.3%
2 Oxford East 8.9%
3 Wantage 24.0%
4 Henley 31.0%
5 Banbury 32.4%

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: 50.9%
1 Witney 58.8%
2 Henley 56.2%
3 Banbury 52.8%
4 Wantage 52.0%
5 Oxford East 42.5%

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: 50.9%
1 Oxford West and Abingdon 42.3%
2 Oxford East 42.5%
3 Wantage 52.0%
4 Banbury 52.8%
5 Henley 56.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 68.4%
1 Witney 73.3%
2 Henley 73.2%
3 Wantage 70.0%
4 Banbury 66.7%
5 Oxford West and Abingdon 65.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 68.4%
1 Oxford East 63.1%
2 Oxford West and Abingdon 65.3%
3 Banbury 66.7%
4 Wantage 70.0%
5 Henley 73.2%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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