Kenneth MacFadyen

Dear Electoral Commission,

1 How many people were registered and eligible to vote in the 2010 UK National election?

2 How many people voted in the above election (all votes cast including those spoiled to be included)?

3 How many votes in total were cast for
(a)The Conservatives (b)Liberal Democrats and (c)labour parties ?

Yours faithfully,

Kenneth MacFadyen

Danny Creighton, Electoral Commission

Dear Kenneth MacFadyen

Thank you for your request dated 19 June 2011.

You have asked:

1 How many people were registered and eligible to vote in the 2010 UK National election?

2 How many people voted in the above election (all votes cast including those spoiled to be included)?

3 How many votes in total were cast for (a)The Conservatives (b)Liberal Democrats and (c)labour parties ?

I have forwarded your email onto my colleagues in the Public Information team, who will aim to respond to your request promptly, and within the statutory timeframe for FOI requests of 20 working days. You should expect to receive a response by 19 July 2011.

If you need to contact the Public Information team their email address is [email address]<mailto:[email address]>

Yours sincerely,

Danny Creighton
Information Adviser
The Electoral Commission
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London EC1Y 8YZ
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Mark Nyack, Electoral Commission

Dear Kenneth MacFadyen

Thank you for your email to the Electoral Commission.

Our records show that there were 45,597 registered voters on the UK Parliamentary register for 2010 general elections.

There were 29,991,471 ballots returned by the close of poll, including those postal votes which were rejected before the count and those ballots which were rejected at the count. This information is in the 'Administrative data' spreadsheet on the Electoral Commission website.

The below table shows the total votes that were cast for each party you requested..

Party Seats 2010 Votes 2010
Con 306 10,703,654
Lab 258 8,606,517
LD 57 6,836,248

This summary data is not on our website, but full results by constituency are, in a number of formats. Please click on the below link for the full results.

http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/el...

Kind regards

Mark Nyack
Public Information Officer
The Electoral Commission
3 Bunhill Row
London EC1Y 8YZ
Tel: 020 7271 0728
Fax: 020 7271 0505
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Mark Nyack, Electoral Commission

Dear Kenneth MacFadyen,

Apologies, our records show that there were 45,597,461 registered voters on the UK Parliamentary register for 2010 general elections.

Kind regards

Mark Nyack

_____________________________________________
From: Mark Nyack
Sent: 24 June 2011 10:03
To: '[FOI #76487 email]'
Subject: Kenneth MacFadyen

Dear Kenneth MacFadyen

Thank you for your email to the Electoral Commission.

Our records show that there were 45,597 registered voters on the UK Parliamentary register for 2010 general elections.

There were 29,991,471 ballots returned by the close of poll, including those postal votes which were rejected before the count and those ballots which were rejected at the count. This information is in the 'Administrative data' spreadsheet on the Electoral Commission website.

The below table shows the total votes that were cast for each party you requested..

Party Seats 2010 Votes 2010
Con 306 10,703,654
Lab 258 8,606,517
LD 57 6,836,248

This summary data is not on our website, but full results by constituency are, in a number of formats. Please click on the below link for the full results.

http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/el...

Kind regards

Mark Nyack
Public Information Officer
The Electoral Commission
3 Bunhill Row
London EC1Y 8YZ
Tel: 020 7271 0728
Fax: 020 7271 0505
www.electoralcommission.org.uk<http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/>

We have moved. Please note our new address.

Make sure you are registered to vote<http://www.aboutmyvote.co.uk/>
Follow us on Twitter<http://twitter.com/ElectoralCommUK>

Democracy matters

* Please consider the environment before printing this email.

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Kenneth MacFadyen

Dear Mark Nyack,

Can you please clarify the number of registered voters on the Electoral Register in 2010 as i think there are a few digits missing from the figure you provided.

Yours sincerely,

Kenneth MacFadyen

Mark Nyack, Electoral Commission

Thanks for your email. Unfortunately I am out of the office until 4th July 2011. I will respond to your email on my return.

If you are contacting the Commission to request any information (including requests under the Freedom of Information Act), please redirect your request to [email address].

Many thanks.

Mark Nyack
Public Information Officer

Mark Nyack, Electoral Commission

Dear Kenneth MacFadyen,

Thank you for your further email to the Electoral Commission, apologies for the delay in responding, I have been on leave last week.

I have consulted with colleagues and can confirm that the figure of 45,597,461 is correct.

Please let me know if you require further information.

Kind regards

Mark Nyack

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

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