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West Sussex

Shows the general election results for West Sussex, which is a county in South East. It is comprised of 8 constituencies (showhide). In 2010 it had a total electorate of 606,717 and a turnout of 68.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

Electorate
606,717
Turnout
68.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 51.8%
LD 27.4%
Lab 13.1%
UKIP 5.2%
Green 0.9%
Others 1.6%

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 8 0 0 0 0 0 8
Change +1 0 -1 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 216 114 54 22 4 7 416
% vote 51.8% 27.4% 13.1% 5.2% 0.9% 1.6% 100.0%
Change +5.1% +1.3% -8.2% +0.3% +0.9% +0.5% 0%
Candidates 8 8 8 8 5 12 49
Deposits lost 0 0 0 2 5 12 19

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 46.7% 26.1% 21.3% 4.9% 0.0% 1.1%
2010 51.8% 27.4% 13.1% 5.2% 0.9% 1.6%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2010

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con LD Lab UKIP Green Others
2005 7 0 1 0 0 0
2010 8 0 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 22.4%
1 Arundel and South Downs 29.8%
2 Chichester 28.0%
3 Bognor Regis and Littlehampton 27.9%
4 Worthing West 23.9%
5 East Worthing and Shoreham 22.9%

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: 22.4%
1 Crawley 12.5%
2 Mid Sussex 13.3%
3 Horsham 20.5%
4 East Worthing and Shoreham 22.9%
5 Worthing West 23.9%

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: 51.8%
1 Arundel and South Downs 57.8%
2 Chichester 55.3%
3 Horsham 52.7%
4 Worthing West 51.7%
5 Bognor Regis and Littlehampton 51.4%

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: 51.8%
1 Crawley 44.8%
2 East Worthing and Shoreham 48.5%
3 Mid Sussex 50.7%
4 Bognor Regis and Littlehampton 51.4%
5 Worthing West 51.7%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 68.6%
1 Arundel and South Downs 72.9%
2 Mid Sussex 72.4%
3 Horsham 72.0%
4 Chichester 69.6%
5 Bognor Regis and Littlehampton 66.2%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 68.6%
1 Worthing West 64.7%
2 Crawley 65.3%
3 East Worthing and Shoreham 65.4%
4 Bognor Regis and Littlehampton 66.2%
5 Chichester 69.6%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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