How Many Votes Did It Take To Elect An MP In 2010? Part 1 England

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Greens: 258,954 votes to elect 1 MP; 1.0% of the total number of votes cast.

Liberal Democrats: 141,306 votes to elect each of their 43 MPs; 24.2% of the total number of votes cast.

Labour: 36,871 votes to elect each of their 191 MPs; 28.1% of the total number of votes cast.

Conservatives: 33,325 votes to elect each of their 298 MPs; 39.6% of the total number of votes cast.

And UKIP? 866,633 votes to elect 0 MPs; 3.5% of the total number of votes cast. If UKIP really wants to surge they will have to start to campaign for an end to First Past The Post!

UKIP, after all, does benefit from a Johnny Foreigner inspired electoral system every five years!

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