General Election Result 2010

The result of the General Election in May 2010 is shown below 

Votes cast % of votes Incr/Decr* 

 Sir George Young (C)

31,072 58.3% +7.8% 

T McCann (Lib Dem)

12,489 23.4% -1.5% 

S Evans (Labour)

6,980 13.1% -7.7% 

S Oram (UKIP)

2,751 5.2%

     +1.4%

Total votes

53, 292

*Incr/Decr is BBC estimate based on assumed impact of boundary changes since 2005

Electorate: 76,608 - Turnout: 69.6%

In the previous general election (2005) the turnout was 65%. 

Sir George's majority and share of the votes in the last four General Elections are below:

  2010

2005

2001

1997

Majority 18,583

13,264

12,009

11,551

Share of votes cast

58.3%

50.7%

50.1%

45.2%


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