Election for the constituency of Rossendale and Darwen on 6 May 2010.

An election to the 55th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Rossendale and Darwen, held as part of the general election on 6 May 2010.

Conservative gain from Labour by Jake Berry with a majority of 4,493 - 9.5% - on a turnout of 64.4%.


Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
BERRY, Jake Con 19,691 41.8% 7.1%
ANDERSON, Janet Lab 15,198 32.2% -10.7%
SHEFFIELD, Bob LD 8,541 18.1% 3.2%
DUTHIE, David UKIP 1,617 3.4% 1.8%
BRYAN, Kevin NF 1,062 2.3% -
JOHNSON, Michael ED 663 1.4% -
MELIA, Tony Impact 243 0.5% -
SIVIERI, Mike Ind 113 0.2% -

An electorate of 73,229, having a valid vote count of 47,128 and an invalid vote count of 149.

Result declared at 04:37 on 7 May 2010. Declarations times do not form part of election declarations and should be regarded as indicative rather than official.

Under section 13(b) of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a candidate gaining 5% or less of the vote share will forfeit their deposit.

This constituency of Rossendale and Darwen was established by the 2010-2024 boundary set for England. This election was the first held under that boundary set. Any holds, gains and vote change percentages as a result of this election are calculated from notional results.