Election 2010
Constituency Info Print

Sitting in northeast Wales on the Welsh-English border, the constituency of Wrexham is comprised of the titular town plus the countryside surrounding it to the north and east and has a population of more than 65,000.

From the town in the southwest it stretches north to the village of Burton Green, whereupon its eastern border runs along the border with England.

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Candidates Print

UK General Elections 2010 - Wrexham ( Parliament Constituency )

Party
Candidate
 Conservative Party Gareth Hughes
 United Kingdom Independence Party John Humberstone
 Plaid Cymru Party Arfon Jones
 Labour Party Ian Lucas
 Liberal Democrats Tom Rippeth
 British National Party Melvin Roberts

 

 
Results Print

Results from Parliamentary Election held on the 6th May, 2010.

Name
 PartyVotes
 % +/-
 Ian Lucas Labour  12,161    36.9    -9.2
 Tom Rippeth Liberal Democrat 8,503 25.8 +2.2
 Gareth Hughes Conservative 8,375 25.4 +5.4
 Arfon Jones Plaid Cymru2,029
 6.2 +0.4
 Melvin Roberts British National Party1,134
 3.4 +0.4
 John Humberstone UK Independence Party
 7742.3

 +2.3

     
  Majority 3,658  
  Turnout32,976
 64.8% +1.5
 
Past Elections Print

The 2005 general election

 

Candidate  
 Votes Share %
 Ian Lucas, Labour 13,993 46.1%
 Tom Rippeth, Liberal Democrat 7,174 23.6%
 Therese Coffey, Conservative 6,079 20.0%
 Sion Owen, Plaid Cymru 1,744 5.7%
 John Walker, British National Party 919 3.0%
 Janet Williams, Forward Wales Party 476 1.6%

Labour majority:  6,819
Turnout: 63.3%

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