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Suffolk

Shows the general election results for Suffolk, which is a county in East of England. It is comprised of 7 constituencies (showhide). In 2010 it had a total electorate of 538,248 and a turnout of 67.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

Electorate
538,248
Turnout
67.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 46.2%
LD 24.1%
Lab 21.3%
UKIP 5.3%
Green 1.9%
Others 1.2%

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 0 0 0 0 0 7
Change +2 0 -2 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 168 88 78 19 7 5 365
% vote 46.2% 24.1% 21.3% 5.3% 1.9% 1.2% 100.0%
Change +4.5% +3.4% -10.4% +1.4% +0.1% +1.0% 0%
Candidates 7 7 7 7 5 10 43
Deposits lost 0 0 0 2 5 10 17

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 41.7% 20.6% 31.8% 3.9% 1.8% 0.3%
2010 46.2% 24.1% 21.3% 5.3% 1.9% 1.2%

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 0 2 0 0 0
2010 7 0 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 16.4%
1 West Suffolk 27.1%
2 Central Suffolk and North Ipswich 25.8%
3 Bury St Edmunds 21.1%
4 South Suffolk 16.9%
5 Suffolk Coastal 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: 16.4%
1 Waveney 1.5%
2 Ipswich 4.4%
3 Suffolk Coastal 16.6%
4 South Suffolk 16.9%
5 Bury St Edmunds 21.1%

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: 46.2%
1 Central Suffolk and North Ipswich 50.8%
2 West Suffolk 50.6%
3 South Suffolk 47.7%
4 Bury St Edmunds 47.5%
5 Suffolk Coastal 46.4%

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: 46.2%
1 Ipswich 39.1%
2 Waveney 40.2%
3 Suffolk Coastal 46.4%
4 Bury St Edmunds 47.5%
5 South Suffolk 47.7%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.7%
1 Suffolk Coastal 71.7%
2 South Suffolk 70.9%
3 Central Suffolk and North Ipswich 70.5%
4 Bury St Edmunds 69.3%
5 Waveney 65.1%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 67.7%
1 Ipswich 62.0%
2 West Suffolk 64.7%
3 Waveney 65.1%
4 Bury St Edmunds 69.3%
5 Central Suffolk and North Ipswich 70.5%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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