Local elections March 2010

13 Mar

Nothing surprising in the local BC results. Voter turnout poor, main parties losing ground to smaller parties, smaller parties unable to make up enough ground to make any real difference. I suspect we will see similar stories all cross the country in the General Elections.

Election Results 11th March 2010

Dacorum BC, Adeyfield West

Con 486 (32.8; -8.6)
Lab 429 (29.0; -13.3)
LD Steve Wilson 362 (24.5; +8.1)
BNP 203 (13.7; +13.7)
Majority 57
Turnout 35.83%
Con hold
Percentage change is since May 2007

Wellingborough BC, Redwell West

Con 570 (57.2; -20.3)
Lab 186 (18.7; -3.9)
BNP 84 (8.4; +8.4)
LD Penny Wilkins 72 (7.2; +7.2)
English Democrats 62 (6.2; +6.2)
Green 23 (2.3; +2.3)
Majority 384
Turnout 37.7%
Con hold
Percentage change is since May 2007


2 Responses to “Local elections March 2010”

  1. Jose March 14, 2010 at 7:18 am #

    How can people protest if they don’t vote. If people voted en masse, politicians would be careful not to make mistakes.

  2. fiale March 14, 2010 at 1:14 pm #

    Jose, could not agree more. I feel so dis-heartened when I hear people say they do not vote because nothing ever changes.

    If you do not speak then people will not hear your voice. Not voting is like not speaking, no one can hear your voice. I have no idea on how people can be encouraged to vote – but it is sad so many feel so disenfranchised.

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